Fatties beach holiday – Western Isles style

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Three fatties set off to sample the salty sand (and stinky seaweed) of the Western Isles, heading from Lochmaddy along the north and west coasts to Eriskay and Barra.  Multi-day beach riding in the UK – cool – where else do you get to ride along a runway and a beach at the same time?  The bikes […]

A week of pushing my bike up big bloody mountains part 1

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It’s been just about a year since we went to Knoydart. You may think that it’s taken me a while to get over it, but no, I’ve just had other stuff on. It was probably the hardest 5 days I’ve spent on/beside/underneath a bicycle. During the the “planning” phase we were all giddy with ideas: “What if […]