Posts Tagged ‘Glasgow’

The Harris Tweed Ride is starting to become an annual event for me and some of my friends from Glasgow. It is a lovely way to catch up and have a jolly fun day out on bicycles. It particularly helps if the sun is shining. This year it was a scorcher – it was so […]


Trakke Messenger bags have been on my radar for a year or so now. I was reminded about them at the tweed ride in Glasgow where they were sporting a stunning Harris Tweed version. However, it is the yellow waxed cotton one that is on my wishlist and watching the short documentary above has made […]


I made a special effort* to join the Harris Tweed Ride this year and I am glad I did. The sun shone, the people pedaled, the banter rolled and I had a positively glorious day out as I slowly drifted through Glasgow amongst this tweedy mass. I tried to take a few snapshots, with no […]


Saturday the 28th of April is a date that any type of Scottish cyclist should have in their diary. As if you like to ride your bike – be it once a day, once a week, once a month or even once a year, then this is your chance to show that you would like your […]


The Harris Tweed Ride took place in Glasgow over a month ago now, so this follow up is now fairly belated. However, in the weeks that followed this true tweed treat of a bicycle ride I was so amused by reading everyone else’s blogposts , flicking through their photos and seeing different aspects of the ride that […]


The Harris Tweed Ride is now pretty much just a week away! I have been following the worldwide phenomenon that is Tweedrides = Dapper Tweed + Bicycles  since I discovered them last year and have just been waiting for one to come to Scotland. So I am starting to get pretty excited about the Harris Tweed Ride in Glasgow next […]


I just discovered this little video about the The Glasgow Bike Shed and think it is a great way to showcase this Glaswegian Social Enterprise that recycles bikes. The shooting of the video, the nice french accent and the soundtrack all work really well. Another inspiring project which is similar, although with slightly different objectives […]