By Jango

Travels By Jango, Rhino and Helios tandem

Day 37: Inverness to Cromarty

Ian decided to check the tyre pressures this morning as the bikes were easy to access. It was just as well he did as he discovered a puncture in his … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 36: Carrbridge to Inverness

We have cycled another 50 kilometres today and reached Inbhir Nis (in Gaelic) – the capital of the Highlands. The day started with sunshine and clear blue skies so after … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 35: Crubenbeg House to Carrbridge

We have only come 45 kilometres today. It should have been more but, rather than slavishly sticking to the cycle route, we simply followed the old A9 all the way. … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 34: Blair Atholl to Crubenbeg House

We are now officially in the Highlands – mid-afternoon we passed a sign to prove it! It has been another day of following the A9 along adjacent tracks – often … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Day 33: Bankfoot to Blair Atholl

We had a lovely day today. Only 44 kilometres, and mostly on B roads which probably used to be the A9 before the new road was built. Wide, moderate gradients, … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 32: Kingseat to Bankfoot

Today we chose to use slightly busier roads – mainly B and smaller A roads – in order to benefit from their generally easier gradients. That, together with the fact … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 31: Edinburgh to Kingseat

We are North of the Forth! After the slog against the headwinds yesterday we felt we needed a gentle day so decided to just go to Kingseat, only 36 kilometres … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment