The road ahead of me was black. The only indication of my route ahead was the white line in the centre of the road that the faint beam from my LED lights was picking out.
The Colle delle Finestre in the Cottian Alps is tucked into the north western edge of Italy, just on the border with France. In name it is fairly innocuous and may not be the first mountain pass to spring to mind when one thinks of the giants of road cycle racing. But what it lacks in infamy it more than makes up with character with the final 8 km of the 18 km climb being on unpacked road.
At the age of 70, one might be forgiven for celebrating he milestone birthday with feet up and a slice of cake.
Ultra-endurance athlete and Dundee University rector Mark Beaumont has set off on a record-breaking attempt to cycle around the world in just 80 days.
Bird protection charity RSPB Scotland looks set to put another legal spanner in the works of three offshore renewables projects with the potential to inject hundreds of millions of pounds in to the economies of Tayside and Fife.
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Staff at a Mearns business were shocked to get a visit from a TV star — the morning after they saw him in China.
A group of farmers from Central Scotland have embarked on a gruelling 12-day trek to cross the Kalahari Desert in aid of charity.
With sports fans glued to the TV watching the cream of sporting talent, a Dundee event is challenging people to turn off the television and show their Olympian talents.
A new game challenging participants' wit and patience has opened in Dundee, after sweeping the UK by storm.