Monthly Archives: February 2016

Saturday 27th February 2016

Chilly and leaky teapot day One of the benefits of  these Garmin thingies is that they not only tell you how fast you're going - they also tell you how cold it is.  Some sensible folk made the most of the winter crispness to head off to the (ski) slopes.  Eight cyclists turned up in the -3.5C…
Read more

Saturday 13th February: Elvis rides the Black Isle 2016

The forecast was for chilly conditions with a biting easterly wind. As I set off it was -1C on the drag to Dingwall but a weak sun was up and things were positive by the time I reach Maryburgh. Here I met Stacey as he was completing the last of his pre-ride sprint intervals –…
Read more

Saturday 7th February 2016

For the first time in a long while the planets aligned for me and with work postponed until the afternoon and no storms or snow I set off for my first club run of the year. I arrived early so cruised up to Dingwall and back to stay warm. Returning to the roundabout I found…
Read more