Author: Weirdos on Bikes

The Hebridean Way 2021

Introduction The Hebridean Way cycle route began life as Sustrans 780, but was renamed and relaunched in 2016 when pro cyclist Mark Beaumont rode it in a headline-grabbing 24 hours. ...

Women’s Safety

The murder of Sarah Everard whilst walking home in London earlier this month has ignited a debate about women’s safety in public spaces.  The feedback from women is pretty consistent...

Match the miles 2020

Hi it’s Joe here. I took part in Match the Miles from the Adventure Syndicate again but I camped out overnight so I didn’t get back in time to upload...

An Turas Mor 2020

In August of 2020 Joe and I rode An Turas Mor (The Long Journey), a 360 mile off-road route in Scotland from Glasgow to Cape Wrath. The route has been...

Dryfehead Bothy

Route: Eskdalemuir – Dun Moss – Dryfehead bothy – Black Esk reservoir – Sandiford – Eskdalemuir. Date: August 2019 Distance: 39km You can download the gpx track here. We completed...

Gameshope Bothy

At the end of June I had a bike accident and managed to break a couple of ribs, crack my elbow and tear my pectoral muscle.  It was a bit...

Bivvy a Month from Bear Bones forum

Bivvy-a-Month Challenge Joe and I have now successfully completed the Bivvy-a-month challenge from the Bear Bones bikepacking forum.   In essence this is a challenge to sleep out (after a bike...