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Skydog

Member since Aug 2016 • Last active Jan 2021
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  • in Glasgow
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    I rode the section around the back of Mearns Castle golf academy (Flenders to Kirkhill) on my road bike with Sam in the summer. Was ok, turned down Kirkhill though, didn't try the section to Waterfoot.

  • in Glasgow
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    Yeah, I think I know the bit. Lochcraig Road which connects Murshield to Bonnyton is also pretty grassy/muddy, but a great section. I still need to see if you can connect straight to the Moor Road there or head back to the Kingswell (road to nowhere). Satellite seems to say you can get to Kingswell, maybe not the Moor road over Ballageich Hill. Spring needs to hurry up! Or at least a weekend with decent weather.

  • in Glasgow
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    Did you stay upright? Because that would be impressive.

  • in Glasgow
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    This is the one Cozey did, I did it on a fixed gear (47/17) with 32mm slick GKs and mudguards:

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34693140

    This was planned for this weekend but didn't happen due to a baby who decided sleep is for the weak. A pal rode it though and it was good, bit more of the lanes in it:

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34801991

    This is one @M_V came up with which includes some gravel/off-road on the way out to the windfarm. For this I'd recommend tyres with some grip, there's some muddy/grassy sections that might be a little too much for slicks. Again, all ridden on 47/17 but 37mm WTB Riddlers. Could be modified to take in the Kingswell Road around Drumboy Hill as a little detour off the 77 on the last drag home:

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34242627

    Currently working on a Kilpatricks ride, a Southside parks/Cathkin ride and another couple of mixed lanes/gravel on the Southside but I need to get out and ride some of the sections I'm looking at.

  • in Glasgow
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    6 people from max 2 households can meet for social ride. Your ride needs to start and stop in the same place but you can pass LA boundaries during the ride. That's for both tier 3 and 4 so could meet but no-one else.

  • in Glasgow
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    Hey,

    Yeah, I've got a couple but on my own RWGPS account, not the one I'm setting up. Will Post them up here later. If you're around from the 28th then let me know if you want someone to ride with.

  • in Glasgow
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    As it's not the victim posting this I'll just say:

    Don't store your bikes in the close. It's not just a bad idea in terms of security, it's really selfish behaviour anyway.

  • in Glasgow
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    Was @wiresmith with us too @cozey

  • in Glasgow
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    That's awesome, thanks! I'll be giving appropriate credit so anyone who wants named is free to message me, otherwise I'll just be pointing out they're not all much routes and are just being collected together. If you're willing to provide a short write up, literslly just "Suitable for 25mm and above tyres, likely requires 30+mm gravel tyres, has been ridden fixed/SS" that'd be really helpful too. Obviously everyone's ability is different, so just aiming to provide a guide at the moment.

    Pmccee, there's a small group of us on the Southside with "Gravel-capable" fixed gear/single-speed bike who are aiming to get out and do more gravel/off-road stuff. Feel free to let us know when you're around if you want to get out in a group. Same for you Cozey if you're looking to get out with others.

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