Category Archives: Mountain Biking

The 500mile Cyclist

The trip to this pic is here: Tackling the North Coast 500 The Shieldaig Lodge Hotel had been the perfect reward for the previous days very hard cycling.  Being a few miles outside Gairloch introduced a bit of a warm up … Continue reading

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Making a Mole Hill out of a Mountain

The sky was no longer blue but green as the branches of the tall trees high above my head formed a leafy parasol, keeping me in the shade.  The breeze was cool and refreshing.  A few metres away, a shaft … Continue reading

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The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Mountain Biking

Pushing my feet forward, willing them to keep moving yet knowing they were coming to a grinding halt was followed by a large squishy splat as, for the third time in an hour, my entire body landed on its side … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough?

The air brushing my face, the sensation of my heartbeat thumping against my ribcage whilst my leg muscles start to burn as though they are on fire can only mean one thing. I am trying to climb a hill. On … Continue reading

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