Cycling in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Cycling in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Cycling in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire What a glorious day for cycling in Aberdeen and cycling in Aberdeenshire with CTC Grampian. (a member of Cycling UK).  We set off on one of our club’s faster rides (termed a Faster Full Day – FFD) to Tarland but en route we...
The beginning of a journey through Aberdeenshire

The beginning of a journey through Aberdeenshire

The beginning of a journey through Aberdeenshire I dug my bike out of the garage about  8 years ago, an old purple raleigh.  I had been recommended to try a CTC ride so I contacted the Secretary and turned up for my first morning ride starting from the Torry Battery. ...

Medium Full Day Ride

Medium Full Day Ride A December Delight (MFD ride, Sunday 5th December) For once it seemed all the stars had aligned in my favour. Day care for the poorly dog pre-arranged; weather forecast indicating – for the first time in over a week – an absence of rain,...
Up Over the Cairn O’Mount

Up Over the Cairn O’Mount

Up Over the Cairn O’Mount A group of five of us set off from the site of what used to be the Old Mill Inn for last weeks FFD run.  We fortified ourselves at the Waterfront Cafe in Stonehaven which I would recommend.  I would love to say we enjoyed the sea views...
A day out to Strathdon

A day out to Strathdon

A day out to Strathdon Seven members joined the 90 mile FFD ride to Strathdon on Sunday. We met at Westhill and following reports of lots of loose gravel on our usual side roads to Alford we decided to stick to the main road which was very quiet. 10.15 in Alford was...