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.
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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