Shetland. Yell and Unst August 18th 2019 Shetland. Yell and Unst.
Good news this morning as we woke up to a dry morning and a dry forecast for the next 5 days. The breakfast at the Magnus Bay Hotel was to die for, as was the meal last night. I can thoroughly recommend it for a stay.
Off we went down the bay and within 2 miles a 10% climb loomed in front of us for half a mile. Bottom gear and heavy breathing was the order of the day ... read more
I am a retired engineer, born in 1945, who loves cycle touring. I have ridden Lands End John O Groats, C2C, the Three Towers (Blackpool - London -Paris Blackpool), European section of North Sea Cycle Route (Rotterdam to Bergen, 3,500 km), several sportives and trips to Spain and the Alps, Slovenia, Albania, Macedonia, Turkey, Japan, Kerala and Tamil Nadu (India), Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Australia, including Tasmania and New Zealand. Kyushu Japan, USA, Republic of Ireland and Sicily. I ride several sportives each year and ride one day every week with some retired riders and usually lead a gr... full info