Sunday, May 17, 2009

Ardgartan Loop

Take a look at the interactive map with GPS captured route and photos courtesy of Messrs. Google, Holux and Canon.

Or why not get a handy map of the route to print out and take with you?

Highlight: Good length of forest road down at the end
Lowlight: The slog up towards the Rest and Be Thankful
Summary: A good ride to build the fitness up
Ride Rating: 6/10

As a wee bonus, here's some of the singletrack footage from the on-bike video camera.

Date: 17/05/09
Pedaling time: 3hr 7min
Distance: 35km
Max speed: 47km/h
Total ascent: 1096m
Total descent: 1117m
Puncture count: 1
Riders: DH and AS

Driving from Glasgow
Distance: 45 miles
Travel time: 1 hour
Directions: Multimap

Ardgartan by the Forestry Commision, Visit Scotland and Wikipedia
Lochgoilhead on Wikipedia

Saturday, May 2, 2009


No GPS mapping was done for this route but you can always grab the official 7 Stanes trail map.

Highlight: The Slab
Lowlight: No cafe at the end
Summary: Great variety of natural and man-made terrain with something for everyone
Ride Rating: 9/10

Here's some video of bottling the Slab and going over the Terrible Twins.


Date: 02/05/09
Pedaling time: ?
Distance: ?
Max speed: ?
Total ascent: ?
Total descent: ?
Puncture count: 2
Riders: SC, DH and AS

Driving from Glasgow
Distance: 95 miles
Travel time: 2 hours 10 mins
Directions: Multimap


Route Locations

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