Having already had a taste for Grinduro on a visit to California, the XPDTN3 team were at it once again, taking on the latest edition of the series off the coast of Scotland, on the Isle of Arran.
The world felt like a grim place; winter had been long and cold, snow was thick on the ground, food was tasteless, the wolves would often kill the livestock just to survive the winter, daylight never seemed to make an appearance and a constant greyness in the sky over the past few months made people’s skin turn a translucent white. All this plus, a Queen who ruled with an iron grip. I needed to escape. Read more
Ben Saunders is best known for spending 4 months walking 1,800 miles across The Antartic following the route of the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott. His next challenge is the Mallorca312. Read more
The first ever edition of the Haute Route Dolomites – Swiss Alps super-cyclo sportive event has just wrapped up, and the Alpine version is now underway. I was lucky enough to be along for the ride in what turned out to be an amazing week, one that was officially supported and protected by Scicon.