Daily Rides

Day 17 — Palm trees in Plocton but no pagans

Day 17 — Palm trees in Plocton but no pagans

This is yesterday’s ride after the Bealach Na BA climb. We’re actually further down the road towards Skye. If you’ve seen the 1970’s classic horror movie The Wicker Man you’ll recognise this concrete bridge in the Scottish Highlands village of Plocton. That’s Jude...

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Travel Day — Back to Inverness, starting with LNER

Travel Day — Back to Inverness, starting with LNER

Well, that rest day was over quickly. Now back on the road. Quick ride through town to the station for the first of three trains to get me back to Inverness and then on to Attadale and Plockton. I say “me” but it’s “us” now as my wife Jude has joined the trip for a...

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Day 15 — Bothy to Fort Augustus

Day 15 — Bothy to Fort Augustus

I am now in Inverness and did more mileage than this Strava report suggests. How I got here is for the book. I changes the route en route, partly because of a washed-out bridge but also because there was too much gravel through what was nondescript forest. Got some...

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