Caithness and Sutherland have always been popular with cyclists, especially the Land's End to John O'Groats route. Now that cycling has become more and more popular there are many people looking for more adventurous routes.
In a normal year, I clock up c.12,000 miles of riding, much of it on the best roads and climbs in the world. So while I expected the cycling in Scotland to be good, I didn't expect it to blow me away - and yet it did. In short, the road cycling …Read
Cycling in the Straths will return on 25th May 2019; are you up for the challenge? Join us from Saturday 25th May for a fun filled weekend of cycling and Mackay Country hospitality. For the main cycling event on Saturday choose from two routes which will take you through some of the most beautiful countryside in the World. The longest route, the Strathnaver Challenge, will take cyclists on a 63-mile trip. Leaving Tongue riders will head east to Bettyhill before heading inland through Strathnaver to Altnaharra, along Strathmore before heading back to Tongue. The Ben Hope Trial is shorter but still a challenging 48-miles with riders starting and finishing in Tongue on a circuit via Altnaharra and Strathmore.