jim caldwell

I got interested in the bike trip across Scotland through Outside Magazine when an article mentioned the bike trip as a 2010 Trip of the Year.  So a couple years later I was able to book the trip and the adventure begins.

Arrive Edinburgh

Walkway above the Narrow Streets of Edinburgh, Scotland, photography Jim Caldwell Redondo BeachCity of Edinburgh

The day dawned crisp and bright, as the sun was actually shining, which is rare for Scotland. I met with the tour company, Wilderness Scotland, and then caravanned north to Aberdeen. We got situated with bikes and food and then hunted our way through town to hook up with the River Dee Trail. Good riding and nice weather throughout the day, as we follow an old railroad spur along River Dee. With in a couple hours of riding, we left the city and marveled at the beauty of the hills and open country. A long day in the saddle of a mountain…

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About jw60sea

Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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