Cycling, Macs Adventure, Mountain Biking

The Great Glen Cycleway – 3 Days to Cross Scotland

8 Nov , 2018  

DAY 1 – Fort William to Invergarry Having arrived into Fort William the previous evening with a gale blowing through me and rain lashing off my face I was delighted to see clear skies this morning for the start of my Great Glen Cycleway. Following a wee natter with May and Norrie the owners of […]

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Macs Adventure

Feedback Favourites: Mountain biking & food and wine to die for!

7 Jun , 2013  

With over 1300 customer reviews, we aim to provide our adventurers with an unbiased perspective of Macs Adventures.  We hope these kind words and photographs will help you to make an informed decision on your upcoming trip! Here is a snapshot of our favorite recent reviews.  Enjoy! Lyndall and Michael, frequent travellers from Sydney, Australia […]

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Kit Guide, Walking

5 gifts for the outdoor girl in your life

5 Dec , 2012  

Is your partner, sister, mum or auntie a keen walker? Or perhaps they enjoy mountain biking, skiing or off-road running? Whatever their outdoor aspirations, they will be delighted to find the perfect gift wrapped up and popped under the Christmas tree. But what will you choose? Here we bring you a blog guide to some […]

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Walking

What’s growing in the UK countryside?

5 Nov , 2012  

I have been noticing a growth on the hills and in the countryside, especially in Scotland. Many would say this is an attractive growth, and a trend to be welcomed. In fact, I am part of this growth – and I feel a huge sense of pride that I am partly credited with this phenomenon. […]

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Cycling, Mountain Biking

Great Glen Cycleway – Day 4

4 Nov , 2010  

Day 4 Firstly you may note that the photographic/video accompaniment for today does not follow true to the previous couple of days.  This is largely due to the sheer volume of water falling from the sky onto my head.  Indeed, not only was it monsoon season in Drumnadrochit, to further challenge me a gale force […]

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Cycling, Mountain Biking

Great Glen Cycleway – Day 3

4 Nov , 2010  

Day 3 A quick peek out of the window confirms that the rain is here today, in abundance.  After a wonderful breakfast at Glen Albyn I pack my stuff, leave my bags to be collected and venture out onto the cycleway.  The Great Glen Way and Cycleway only really differ at this point.  While the […]

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Cycling, Mountain Biking

Great Glen Cycleway – Day 2

3 Nov , 2010  

Day 2 I awoke to a glorious autumnal morning, dry and very bright, just the ideal conditions for a cycle.  The sign for the official start of the Great Glen Way is located down on the green overlooking Loch Linnhe and though not as auspicious as the West Highland Way signage (The end of which […]

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Macs Adventure, Mountain Biking, Walking

Great Glen Cycleway – Day 1

3 Nov , 2010  

Laden with optimism and the idea of a few days immersed in the peace of the Scottish countryside, I decided to tackle the Great Glen Cycleway on my bike. Here at Macs Adventure we are looking to strengthen our cycling and mountain biking products over the winter season and I thought that the Great Glen […]

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Macs Adventure

There Is Hope! Mountain Equipment CS Excels

14 Oct , 2009  

Outstanding customer service from Mountain Equipment has given me new hope. I can only compliment them on their outstanding customer service and hold out hope that putting the customer first is not dead. Over the past few months I have had a series of extremely poor customer service experiences, most notably with BT Business Broadband, […]

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Macs Adventure

Carl, John & Stephen Meet Scotland

5 May , 2008  

A fun photo diary of John, Carl and Stephen’s Scottish Coast to Coast Mountain Bike ride from Fort William to Montrose through the Scottish Highlands. Thanks to Carl Markowitz for sharing his photos.

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