Review of the 1st Dirty Reiver Gravel Grinder

Today I rode the Dirty Reiver the UK's first ever gravel "ride" and at 200km long on rough gravel it's a pretty impressive challenge...

Gravel Riding Routes in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

The Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Park is pretty much the heart of Scotland and we were headed to the far east and the...

Splitboard touring adventure in Georgia Pt1

Georgia might not be many people's choice of ski destination but the huge Caucasus mountains are rapidly growing a reputation in adventure travel circles...

The infamous Aonach Eagach Ridge – Glencoe

Aonach Eagach is consistently ranked as the best ridge walk and scramble in the UK and in the top few across the world by...

Autumn colours, rain and grit – Riding across Scotland

It's Friday afternoon, I'm sat looking out of the window at my work, debating whether to ignore the weather forecast and head up north...

Riding bikes in Switzerland – A photo Journal

It's easy to forget just how dramatic the roads in Switzerland are as it has been a wile since I was last here. The...

Bike Packing to the best bothy in Scotland

We left work at 4pm, got in the car and drove north, headed for the mountains. We tolerated the average speed cameras that now...

Knoydart – the mythical inaccessible peninsula in Scotland

We set out on foot, one of only two ways to reach Knoydart, the other is by boat. Yes you could bring a bike...

Cycling East Part 11 – Turkey from Istanbul East

We left Istanbul on what was a historic day for our trip - We began our cycle ride across the varied and gigantic continent...

Powder Chasing on Aiguille du Midi lift in Chamonix – Vallee...

  Last week I spent my long lunchtimes snowboarding the excellent Plan de l'Aiguille area in Chamonix. This is the mid station of the Aiguille...

Splitboarding in the Arctic Circle – Lyngen Alps, Norway

If ever there was a feeling of floating through heaven then this was it. The plane dropped inbetween clouds offering glimpses of a land...

Riding singletrack & wading across lochs in NW Scotland

It seems my new carbon fibre MTB is so light it floats, this was useful on my last ride as I had to cross...