Cycling, Macs Bike Team, Road Cycling

David’s Cycle Challenge

26 Aug , 2016  

The Challenge This weekend our very own David Gilliland is participating in the inaugural race for the Marmotte Granfondo Pyrénées. This Sunday will mark the start of this 4 day timed cycling event covering a distance of 160km, and climbing a total of 5,600 altimeters over a total of 5 cols. There will be over 5,000 other cyclists, but we […]

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Cycling, Macs Bike Team, Road Cycling

Jo’s Tips for Road Cycle Trips

13 Jul , 2016  

Packing & prep for a hassle free trip! I’m heading out soon to the rolling hills of Tuscany, home of Strade Bianchi and cycling legend Gino Bartelli and as the rain pounds the office window, I can’t wait! Besides carefully calculating fresh clothing required, hiring or taking my own bike is always my main consideration. […]

Culture & History, Cycling, Macs Bike Team, News

Cycling the Spirit of Scotland

7 Apr , 2016  

Scotland’s Castle Trail – Giants of history but even bigger on hospitality. It’s a cliché but it’s always the small things in life that count. I’ve just returned from our newest UK trip, Scotland’s Castle Trail. The tour links together some of Scotland’s most significant castles; Scone Palace (the crowning place of 42 Scottish kings), […]

Macs Bike Team

Meet the Team: David Gilliland

18 Dec , 2015  

David, one of our newest team members, talks about his passion for skiing and cycling. Describe your role at Macs Adventure in 10 words. Enjoying a day to day passion that helps our customers. How long have you worked at Macs? Approaching 7 months now. What’s the best thing about working at Macs Adventure? The […]

Cycling, Macs Bike Team, News

Meet the Team: Jo Payne

11 Dec , 2015  

Let’s get to know our newest Macs Bike team member, Jo, a bit better. Describe your role at Macs Adventure in 10 words. I get to think about cycling and holidays all day long. How long have you worked at Macs? Since September 2015. What’s the best thing about working at Macs Adventure? Thinking about […]

Discovery, Macs Bike Team, Walking

Discover Chamonix in Summer : Not Just for Skiers

24 Sep , 2013  

The French Alpine town of Chamonix has long been popular as a winter destination for skiers and snowboarders. It also attracts some of the world’s hardiest winter climbers. But did you know that there are a huge variety of things to do in Chamonix in summer? A wealth of outdoor attractions make the welcoming and […]