Author Archives: Graham

“Carving” The Kilpatricks

A few weeks back Gerry suggested a loop of the Old Kilpatricks, just west of Glasgow followed by a bite to eat at a local carvery.  The combination of bribery with food and a bike ride convinced 16 of us … Continue reading

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Update on Trail Maintenance Work

The trail maintenance Core Team (consisting of Maggie from MCP, 4 guys from Meet Up plus Markymark, Ryszard, Groundskeeper John, Sandy Slater and myself) met up for the first time last Saturday (14/1) .  Here’s what happened….

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Glentress Ride Report

Dene, thanks for your post suggesting a club ride at Glentress!  Great idea!  Really sorry you couldn’t make it along because of your snowboarding injury.  But Dene, if you’re reading this, it was a terrible day out; nobody enjoyed it, … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Biscuits Gone?

The fast ride/slow ride debate is dead – long live the “who ate all the biscuits?” debate!

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Biking Plans For 2012

So.  It’s a new year (happy new year by the way!), a new season of biking is looming and my thoughts are turning to what I want to achieve in 2012. I don’t suppose you need to have a new … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine & Mince Pie Ride (Wed 21st)

Hi Folks – as per the calendar it’s the annual mulled wine and mince pie ride on Wednesday.  It’ll be a shortish ride followed by some friendly chat and munchies.  No obligation to ride, you could just come along for … Continue reading

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Tuesday Ride/Social (20th Dec)

Hi there – posting a message on behalf of Jacqui.  Thinking about a Christmas bike ride & pub trip for Tuesday.  A short ride then head to the Burnbrae or just go straight to the Burnbrae? Take your pick.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

For those not already going to the totally amazing & sociable Balmaha weekend away…… Banff Mountain Film Festival is on Glasgow Sat. 28th January 2012.  I know a few folks from here have been before.  Nothing MTB related this year … Continue reading

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Navigation Skills Training Review

Last Saturday 8 of us headed up to Callander to take part in a combined theory and practical class to learn (or brush up on) some very useful navigation skills.

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A Tuesday Night Soaking

“Tuesday.  6pm.  Decision time; sit in with some rubbish TV or get out and ride the bike in the snow?”

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