Saturday, 19 October 2019

Midweek Cycle; Reserve Point...



After the rain...
And a cycle an hour before sunset and stunning light on the coast...





In the WW2 Home Guard shelter near Gullane No1Golf Course13th tee some graffiti still can be seen...


From 1987 when i left school and worked here as summer staff...


That's me :)   can also still see the brown and green camo paint here...




Down at Gullane point and all was still with no wind...









There was no one else out here this evening...  perfect...



There were some Pink Foot Geese but i hoped to see them come in after sunset in their thousands...







No geese came in and i ride back to the van in the dark with the lights on, then typically the geese came over in the dark in their thousands but too dark to get pics or film!,

Oh well, maybe get them another evening...

Still glad to be out as the light was fantastic, turned out good on film too,
Wee film, Song is `A Final Hit` by Leftfield


High Tide Cycle to Reserve Point; Oct 2019 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.


More soon...

Thursday, 17 October 2019

John Muir Park with Jake dog...



Had Jake dog over on Saturday night so we went to John Muir Park early for an 8am 1 meter low tide..


Jake was hyper as always and full of beans he never stopped running!....





Out to the Tyne Estuary and as always out here the sand is always being moved about and big sand Moguls are sometimes to soft to cycle over but today they were firm enough...




Though i should have been more wary nearer the water where it is often soft...
And i should have checked this before riding down...


 Oops a daisy!, it was about a foot deep liquid sand and i went head over heels!... lol!


Twice over the handlebars in a weekend!, Some you win some you lose...
Sure Jake was laughing at me!...

Here is a wee film,
Song is `Vacuum Boots` by The Brian Jonestown Massacre...


Coastrider; John Muir Park beachride; Oct 2019 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.



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Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Friday Afternoon Coastride...


Friday early finish at work and a classic East Lothian coastal sky; blue! with big drifting clouds,
I rode down to the coast  through Archerfield and stopped by Driftwood...







Here is a film riding here then along the coast...
Song is `Break To The Future` by Phontaine


Coastrider; Sandy Singletrack; Archerfield; Oct 2019 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.



Riding across the rocks below Marine Villa i got caught out and had an over the bars moment!, ok but a bruised arm next day!,
Here is a chest cam film across the rocks, including the crash!
Song is `Break To The Future` by Phontaine...


Coastrider; Marine Villa rocks; Oct 2019 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.


Was a cracking afternoon with superb light along the coast...



Lovely large section of Oak wood washed in...


More erosion at Yellowcraig from recent high tides....


And along Broadsands at the east end the chestnut fence has been ripped out...




Constantly moving sands here...


Trashed bridge...


More soon...