3, 2, 1, GO: How to pass your motorbike Compulsory Basic Training (UK)

3 – Three weeks before your CBT, you should… Firstly, learn the Highway Code. Before you start scouring the adverts for your first bike or googling top 10 roadtrips, you need to think about your safety, and the safety of other road users. Being a biker is dangerous. You are slimmer than other vehicles on the road. You fit into car blind spots.You disappear behind … Continue reading 3, 2, 1, GO: How to pass your motorbike Compulsory Basic Training (UK)

Hiking “the Cobbler” (Ben Arthur) in Arrochar, Scotland

The distance up the Cobbler is about 7 miles (that’s about 11km non-British guests) and the hill (Corbett) is 884 metres  / 2900ft tall. To put that in perspective, Ben Lomond the most popular Munro is 990m / 3248ft and Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in Britain, is 1344m /  4409ft. The Cobbler is about 42 miles from Glasgow, 88 miles from Edinburgh, 58 miles from … Continue reading Hiking “the Cobbler” (Ben Arthur) in Arrochar, Scotland