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Sunday of the August Bank Holiday.

Starting in Burrelton at 08:30 we will head to Ardler, then Alyth and Kirrie. How we get to Kirrie is open for discussion (because we all know how I like a vague route) Out of Kirrie, Forfar is the target, … Continue reading

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Climb, Fall and pfffztttt

The debate in the car park is always the same, what to wear, will it rain, will it hail, will there be landslide. Rain jackets left in the car, I knew where I was going, and I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Sunday 28th July

It’s an early start of 08:30 from outside Escape Routes in Pitlochry. We will head south to Ballinluig on the east side of the A9. When at Ballinluig we head west for Weem and over Schiehallion and down towards Tummel … Continue reading

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Tena What!

It started well, with me not switching the Garmin on. No wait it started earlier than that SE says “I have invited Ewan and Si to join us”. This is cool, more people to watch disappearing into the distance. We … Continue reading

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Tenna-dry 21st july

This is a weather permitting trundle from Glen Isla to Killiecrankio (go on sing it) round the Tenandry loop and back to Escape Routes for a small refreshment. The return will be up the other road to the distillery. Then … Continue reading

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7/7 The Hook

Try as I might, to place the Dr Hook Classic of Sylvia’s Mother in Simon’s head as an earworm – I think I failed. Simon greeted me with the wrong name, he the did the same to David and then … Continue reading

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A Wet and Windy June Ride

Cycling is like going out for the evening, just what to wear. Chamois padded – definitely, but what length leg… Long, mid calf, mid thigh or Tri? It was a shorts day. Top half… Boil in the bag, long sleeve, … Continue reading

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