Sunday, June 17, 2018

Lejog day 14.

Took minibus back to crask. Lovely 30 mile ride to coat. Bettyhill started 16 mile very hilly and windy section. Eclair for lunch. Regrouped at northern  sandshotel

Lejog day 13

Best porridge in Inverness. Hilly and rough roads. Last 12 miles to crask very hard. Slight uphill, headwinds, narrow road. Left bikes at crask and took minibus back to lairg. Group meal.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Lejog day 12

Storm hector brought 60mph winds and heavy rain. Peak tours advised against riding over the exposed cairngorms where the temp dropped to low 30s. We were shuttled on to Inverness although six riders decided to ride. Had a chance to do some shopping and laundry.

Lejog day 11

Very pleasant day. Perth lovely and quick. Hard day with lots of climbing but nice views and decent roads. Road from Balmoral to ballater was best yet.

Lejog day 10

Big climb out of Moffat. Long downhill. Bus tried to kill me In Edinburgh. Bridge over forth estuary. Rough roads and some good ones. Long day.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Lejog day 9

Nice road surfaces. Slightly more traffic. Flat. Overshot first brew stop and lunch. Got to Scotland. Overnight in Moffat. Toffee shop. Group dinner. First ever haggis

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Lejog day 8

Garstang to Penrith. Best day yet. Roads smooth. Low traffic. Scenic. Cream tea for lunch.Everything closed because it's Sunday. B&b. Not very good fish and chips for dinner. I owe Amber 100 pounds.