Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Midweek Cycle; sunset harvest cycle...



Lovely Autumn high pressure weather for a few days, a wee cycle around some harvested fields  and despite the cool wind it was warm until sunset around 8pm when it cools off and you really get the feeling now summer is over and seasons are changing,

Go Pro pics...










Filming done, and home as the sun slipped away....



Wee film, Song is `Phi` by Max Cooper


Harvest Cycle 2019; Pt6 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.

More soon...

Saturday, 14 September 2019

Midweek Cycle; Beach Therapy...



Evening cycle on the coast...















Heading home and a big moon rising..




 Wee film, Song is `Todos Santos` by Phontaine


Surly Pugsley Fatbike; Beachride; Yellowcraig Sept 2019 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.



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Thursday, 12 September 2019

Harvest Cycling with friends...


Mike and Rach stopped by on Sunday after they had been at the Tweed Vally and with a swap to their Fatbikes we cycled to Seacliff and along to Tyninghame, it was the second lovely warm day -Indian Summer?, well it rained on Monday so maybe not!, but it was fun while it lasted...

Golden fields and blue skies...


We cycled JMW trails and harvested fields on route to the coast...




With the fields recently cut we got up close to Tantallon Castle....







Here is a wee film riding to Seacliff, Song is `Shadow Fall on Me` by Gary Numan



Harvest Cycle 2019; Pt 5 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.



Along tracks and trails to Peffersands...




And a near empty beach, rare this on a Sunday,


A surf down the big dune...






Wee film to here, Song is `Nancy Boy` by Placebo


Coastal trails; Sept 2019 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.


After food at Tyninghame Cafe we stopped by the old Mill at Smeaton,



Wee film around the old Mill, Song id `Eli`s Theme` by Mogwai


Cycle around the old mill; Sept 2019 Pt2 from coastkid71 on Vimeo.

A fun day out and a lovely weekend weather wise,

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Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Into September...


Into September now, cooler nights now and sunrise today 6.18am, Sunset 20.01pm,

Sunday the 1st seen the lowest tide of the year, a 0.0 Meter low tide at 11am, we went a walk at Yellowcraig with Jake to see the exposed coast...


Offshore at Broadsands the remains of the wreck of the ship HMS Ludlow, a WW1 USS ship moored here in 1942 having been decommissioned  for use as live fire practise by Coastal Command aircraft based at East Fortune...




You can read about the ship on a previous blog post here;

HMS Ludlow Wreck


Jake was loving the big open beach today!


Later in the afternoon i went a short cycle along the John Muir Way to stretch the legs on the Surly Pugsley 2.0...


Really enjoying the ride of the new Pugsley in 29+ mode as an XC bike,  the ride is real comfy, and i`m real happy with the Retro looks build,  with modern 29+ big wheel roll and alloy finish components build...


Nitto Moosebars and Microshift thumbie...



Hope Pro 4 rear hub, Surly front...




Another shower heading down the Forth...



Wee film riding along some of the John Muir Way trail,  Song is `Tesko Suicide` by Sneaker Pimps


Surly Pugsley 2.0, 29+  `KramPug` from coastkid71 on Vimeo.


More soon...