Author Archives: Grant

King and Queen of the Hill (Glentress)

There’s a new event happening over at Glentress on Sunday 27 May. Organised by Tweedlove and POC, it’s an Enduro style event (Enduro like rally racing, rather than 12/24 hour). Thought some of our faster Trail/All Mountain riders might fancy … Continue reading

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Trail centre planned for the Cairngorms

Article from the Scotsman. I’m sure this will get a lot of moaning and groaning from certain crowds (the reaction to Sanny’s article in Singletrack springs to mind).

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Carron Valley trails closed (open again)

Just picked this up via Twitter, Carron Valley trails are currently closed due to fallen trees. No word yet on when they expect to have it cleared. I assume there may be some down at Mugdock too. EDIT: Carron Valley … Continue reading

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Killearn/Dumgoyne high loop – Sunday (20/11/11)

I’m planning to do the Killearn/Dumgoyne high loop this Sunday, leaving from the usual club car park at 9 a.m. Anyone fancy coming along? Gerry’s brief description of the ride is: Head out to Killearn via the Westie. Climb towards … Continue reading

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Halloween ride / BBQ

Just spotted the Halloween ride / social / BBQ on the calendar for tomorrow. I’ve not seen any other mention of it, is it still going ahead?

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Bike Radar’s best Scottish “trail centres”

The Bike Radar (Future Publishing – MBUK and What Mountain Bike) website has published a top ten best Scottish trail centres article. Thought it might be useful for planning at some point. Not sure that Arran qualifies as a trail … Continue reading

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Glen Tilt ride report

Sunday 24 July. With a decent looking weather forecast in hand, it was the perfect opportunity to get a long ride in over in the Cairngorms. Ryszard, Elizabeth, Elizabeth’s friend Elsie and I (Grant) met in Blair Atholl to attempt … Continue reading

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Anyone fancy the Westy?

There’s a good chance I’ll be leaving Glasgow at the end of August, so I need to make as much of the location as possible between now and then. The logical mini-adventure ride that comes to mind is to take … Continue reading

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Ride the new M74

On 22 May you can donate £5 to charity and ride the new bit of the M74 before it officially opens. Not sure it’s for me, but thought I’d share.

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New bike build

If anyone’s feeling voyeuristic I’m documenting a new bike build on Flickr. It’s a Cotic BFe. All comments and motivation appreciated.

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