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20 June 2022 – Aberdovey and Dolgellau

After visiting Aberdovey last September, we were back for more; this time with more days of cycling. Our first cycle explored some of the rare flattish roads in the area, which was just as well, as I discovered that my … Continue reading

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20 April 2022 – Glentrool

Glentroool has been on our radar for a long time, after hearing good things about it from a friend, shortly after we took up cycling. We would have tried it earlier, but it is just at the far end of … Continue reading

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28 March 2022 – Callander and Comrie loop

After a week of disappointing weather in Mallorca, while Scotland was bathed in sunshine, we were relieved when the good weather at home held on just long enough for us to get in a sunny cycle on our return. I’d … Continue reading

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20 March 2022: Sa Calobra day

This was planned as our “big day out in the mountains” trip of the holiday. It also coincided with the best weather forecast of the week for Sa Calobra, although it wasn’t up to much by usual Mallorca standards: 13 … Continue reading

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18 March 2022: On holiday in Mallorca

We found ourselves in Mallorca for a week’s cycling that coincided with a spell of unseasonably poor weather. However, on this particular day it was at least dry, despite being cold and windy. Our plan was to have a relatively … Continue reading

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14 January 2022 – Whiteadder, Watch Water and the Land of the Giants

I made a resolution at New Year to try and get out for more adventurous cycles this year, like we did when we started out cycling; mixing road with bits of off-road cycling and exploring places we’d never been before. … Continue reading

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21 September 2021 – Snowdonia, from sea to the mountains

Colette and I were spending a week’s family holiday in Aberdovey, at the very south of Snowdonia national park. We had brought our bikes and planned one full day’s cycle as well as the odd short excursion fitted around childminding … Continue reading

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08 September 2021 – Moniaive and Dalry

After a summer with more than the usual share of long hot days, we finally came to what looked like being the last one, and were determined to make the best use of it. So we broke some new ground … Continue reading

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25 August 2021 – A rare foray into Fife

With a good weather day forecast and looking for some inspiration for a new location for a ride, Colette suggested that we visit some of the seaside villages of Fife. For some reason, we haven’t really spent much time cycling … Continue reading

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07 May 2021 – Innerleithen and Peebles

It had been a long time since we last cycled with most of our Monday Madness chums, but today we had a chance to have a ride with a couple of them: Fiona and John. They were keen to go … Continue reading

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