A Fine Friday Eve

After the poor weather, I took advantage of the Friday evening sun and took to the road. I have been out a few times this year but this was the first run that I didn't feel the cold. It sounds like fighting talk, but the winter gloves are coming off. I took a road that... Continue Reading →

Early bird

I enjoy the early runs, no traffic, the weather always seems to be better and everywhere is quiet. So I took the opportunity to go down the coast. I took the A737 to Dalry then onto Ardrossan. Stopped at a car park to look out onto the sea view, then back on the road to... Continue Reading →

Start of the Season?

Sunday's weather was good enough for a run round the Lochs. Trying to find a new road and not double back on yourself, is always in the planning. So, Dunoon was the location. Heading over the Erskine Bridge (as most journeys do) through Dumbarton and onto Helensburgh, this takes you on to the A814, a... Continue Reading →

Nice day to take the bike out

As the weather was nice and (not very) warm. I thought I'd take the bike out and go a wee run (no pun intended). The run was not to anywhere special, just around the block, kind of. My brother joined me on his bike, he has a Harley Davidson Electra Glide, that rarely sees the... Continue Reading →

Tarbet to Inveraray

The Old Military Road (A83) Tarbet to Inveraray is around a 30 minute ride. Tarbet sits on Loch Lomond, where the A83 starts and takes you west through Argyll Forest Park and around Loch Fyne, where you follow it round till you reach Inveraray. Here is the Map

Easter Egg Run

I took part in last years Easter Egg Run for Yorkhill hospital, this was the first time I had been to this event. It was like a mini bike show in the car park before the run started. It’s good to see all the modifications and tweaks people have done to their bikes, and some... Continue Reading →

Arrochar to Dumbarton (A814)

This road is quiet alternative to A82 that runs along the side of Loch Lomond. Arrochar to Dumbarton (25 miles) A814, runs alongside Loch Long then to Garelochhead and down the side of Gare Loch. Then you can take in the sights of Helesbourgh before you reach Dumbarton. If you have traveled the A82, you... Continue Reading →

Old Largs Road

It's only 10 miles long on a single track road, but the Old Largs Road has lots of twists and turns and some nice views, and on a nice summers day, it's a good run. This is topped off with Largs at the end, so you can park up, have a coffee, ice-cream or a... Continue Reading →

Applecross

The road to Applecross is a great road to go on the bikes. It's a single track road with amazing views. You can find many videos on youtube of people traveling along this road. If your planning a trip in the Highlands you should put this road on your map. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Applecross

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