Just Riding, Photos, Trails

Around Cairngorm


The inner part of the Cairngorm Loop is but a small part of a longer 300 km self-sufficient mountain bike route.

At just over 100km for the part I rode, I discovered it’s not to be under estimated; the solitude of the Cairngorm mountains, the magnitude of the hills that surrounded me, the depth of the glens through which I rode, the beauty of the rivers, the colour of the trees and texture of the heather – they all far exceeded my expectations.

Here is a collection of ten photos from the ride. (more…)


2010 Highlights


A quick look back to 2010, in pictures:

January: Sunset - New Year's Day Ride
February: Singular Pegasus - first ride
March: Penhydd Trail with Beth
April: Discovering a crack on the Soda
May: Snowdon from Llyn Llydaw
June (nearly): The Welsh Ride Thing
July: Llanthony Priory with Henry
August: Bank holiday sunshine at Powis Castle
September: First cyclocross race - Crickhowell
October: Solo ride in the Black Mountains
November: At the Eden Project with Henry
December: Winter Bivvy Trip - Mid Wales

Wishing everyone who stumbles across this blog, intentionally or otherwise, a very exciting 2011 :)