We are fast approaching the cyclo-cross season and if you have never taken part in a cross race, you’re missing out on some of the best fun you can have on a bike.
Off-Road CC recently voted Scotland’s own Strathpuffer mountain bike endurance race, which takes place next weekend near Contin, as one of the 11 toughest mountain bike or gravel events in the world. Alongside it are events such as the Tour Divide, The Yak Attack and another Scottish event, the Highland Trail 550.
Dundee links remembered as ice explorers prepare to search for Shackleton’s stricken ship the Endurance
More than 100 years after the abandonment and loss of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship the Endurance, a team of scientists are on the hunt for the stricken vessel at the bottom of the Weddell Sea. Michael Alexander reports.
A dedicated nurse is celebrating after completing a gruelling cycle from London to Paris.
More than 1,000 walkers trooped through the hills and glens of Perthshire and Angus for one of Scotland’s toughest endurance challenges. This year’s Cateran Yomp, which saw soldiers and civilians marching side-by-side on a round-the-clock 54-mile circuit, has raised £250,000 to help soldiers, veterans and their families.
Riding for 24 hours - 17 of those in darkness, in the depths of a Scottish winter - may not seem like everybody’s way to enjoy a bike ride, but it certainly has caught the imagination of a lot of cyclists and at 10am today hundreds more will be charging towards their bikes for the 13th annual Strathpuffer.
I’ve only gone and done it again! Last year, if you recall, I finished the Strathpuffer mountain bike race, almost in tears and vowing that it was all over.
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.
Hundreds of hardy hikers trooped through the Perthshire hills this weekend in one of Scotland's toughest endurance challenges.
More than 1,100 people set off this morning on what could be one of the biggest challenges of their lives – the Cateran Yomp.