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Dot to Dot – Buckie to Newtonmore

I awoke to the sound of rain. Not really what I wanted to hear in this first hour after sunrise. So, got up sorted my cycling gear, scoffed some breakfast and went out in to what was quite a strong … Continue reading

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Moister than a moist thing.

Setting off from the North Inch in what was just a light drizzle, a drizzle that you knew would penetrate the waterproof and chill you to the bone, all was well. The North inch was quiet as all the sane … Continue reading

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It’s Scone time

For those of you doing the Tayside, this is a wind down 19 mile Sunday run on a bike with dirt track capable tyres. Obviously, a run out to Meigle from the village green at 10am could be done all … Continue reading

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I’m Alive…

It’s been s poor start to the year with weather impacts and a dose of the lurgy. Now my breathing has improved, and my fitness is at rock bottom. I am planning a wee run out to Dunkled. Starting from … Continue reading

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The almost laughing hyena

After the zigging and zigging or the last two plotted routes… A calmer, flatter rattle round is planned. Weather permitting it goes something like this: Coupar, Alyth, shanzie, Kirriemuir, the 8 miler Meigle Kettins and home. Start time 8:30am… Did … Continue reading

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New Shoes Sunday

Usual start time of 8:30 from Burrelton. And as per normal, weather permitting. The route: up the main road, left to Kinnochtry, on to Kinrossie and Thorngreen road to Balbeggie. Them its a quick four miles over to Rait. Going … Continue reading

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Alpine Sunday

The other week, I found alpine style zig-zags in Perthshire while going to “rescue” the wine tasters at Cairn-o-mor. While descending this bit of wiggley tarmac, I thought, I have to climb this! So Sunday 11th is the day. Given … Continue reading

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