Exploring Aberdeenshire: Mixed Emotions on The Deeside Trail

After an excellent trip last year on my bike around the Cairngorms and a successful Rob Roy Way attempt in a day in May, I was keen to organise another biking adventure. I’d considered a number of home-made and known trails and routes, but eventually settled on the Deeside Trail, a 140-mile circular route taking…

The Rob Roy Way in a Day

The first of a few ambitious plans for 2021 – my attempt at the Rob Roy Way in a day on my mountain bike. This 80 mile route (with around 2400m of climbing) seemed like a fair challenge, but definitely doable in a day. I managed to persuade my dad to come with me and…

Back Where I Belong: Exploring Arran by Mountain Bike

After a long struggle over the winter months without being able to travel and explore new places, I was absolutely over the moon when restrictions eased enough to travel to Arran for the first time in months. The weather forecast was superb, which made choosing my activity quite difficult, but I opted for a chance…