Author: Weirdos on Bikes

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...

Gelder Shiel Stables

As a follow-on to our Secret Howff trip we opted to stop off on the way home for an overnight visit to Gelder Shiel Stables.  The weather was glorious and...