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by patrick1967
30 Apr 2019, 1:50pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: scotland cycle tour suggestions - first time to scotland
Replies: 27
Views: 1220

Re: scotland cycle tour suggestions - first time to scotland

Thanks for all the info and suggestions. Appreciate the midge advice. My current thinking is a modified version of the suggestion from irc and then train over (may require detachable pull bike rather than tandem for train) to the east area for a loop ride around Stirling. See map route. For anyone l...
by patrick1967
29 Apr 2019, 6:32pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: scotland cycle tour suggestions - first time to scotland
Replies: 27
Views: 1220

Re: scotland cycle tour suggestions - first time to scotland

Great information. Thanks so much! From what I'm gathering, my initial routes have problems with (a) heading east from Glencoe - i.e., leaving Sustrams's Rt. 78 around Glencoe / Ft. Williams to connect to Sustram's Rt. 7 (due to high trafficked roads such as A82) and (b) midges in the West (my under...
by patrick1967
27 Apr 2019, 7:33pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: scotland cycle tour suggestions - first time to scotland
Replies: 27
Views: 1220

Re: scotland cycle tour suggestions - first time to scotland

Thank you all for the advice! I would have really been stuck if I had planned on taking the train back from a long one-way out! Thanks LollyKat! I'm coming in from the U.S. to Glasgow - assume renting bikes in Glasgow will be most efficient - any recommendations appreciated. [internet research still...
by patrick1967
26 Apr 2019, 8:24pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: scotland cycle tour suggestions - first time to scotland
Replies: 27
Views: 1220

scotland cycle tour suggestions - first time to scotland

Hi Everyone, I'm planning my first trip to Scotland the second half of June with my three sons (yrs. 21, 18 and 9). 14 to 16 days. My plan is to tour the first week by bike and then fill in the second week with St. Andrews / Edinburgh / figure it out. May or may not keep the bikes for the second wee...