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About gm7something

64, married, three kids......overweight, unfit, folically challenged, need I go on ?

2017, a reprise

Another year over, and gone. It was a year in which I spread my wings on the bike. Firstly, two bikes were strapped onto Roddy’s yellow Land Rover and off we set 2 days into the year on what was … Continue reading

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3 Days in the Carse

It was time for another trip to the roads of the Carse. Polly packed away and off to Invergowrie for a few days. I’d pencilled in one day for a longish run but first, I had my run east along … Continue reading

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The Hebridean Way….by bike. Days Two and Three.

Day Two. An early rise, sunshine streamed in the window. The legs felt good and after a Scottish full breakfast, it was up to Caranis, first head towards the ferry terminal on the island of Berneray. The A865 road was … Continue reading

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The Hebridean Way….by bike. Day One

10 Islands, 6 Causeways, 2 Ferries…. 185 miles of rugged coastline, machair, white sandy beaches, remote moorland, townships, flatlands, steep hilly sections. I often mulled over the route, Vatersay to the Butt of Lewis and thinking ‘aye’. Having retired over … Continue reading

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