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‘Women’s Tour of Scotland’ Hopes to Inspire More Women to Cycle

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Next month's Women's Tour of Scotland cycling event has the backing of ultra-endurance athlete Mark Beaumont and he says it could spark a major uptake in female cycling across the country.The three-day, inaugural Tour...

Mark Beaumont’s coach gets on her bike for charity

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The Edinburgh Napier Sport Science academic who helped prepare adventurer Mark Beaumont for his cycle around the world is getting ready to undertake her own mammoth cycling challenge. In the lead up to the challenge...

Edinburgh cycle hire scheme is just round the corner

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Mark Beaumont, who went round the world in a record breaking 79 days on two wheels, was confirmed last month as the face of the capital’s Your Bike scheme.The ultra-endurance cyclist and Edinburgh resident...

Letter from Scotland

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The New Year came in with a bang and a large moon.  The bang came from Edinburgh’s famous Hogmanay fireworks and the moon was a Super Moon, 14 per cent bigger than normal and...

Letter from Scotland

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The Christmas merry-go-rounds in Edinburgh this year include “The Drop”, an 80m high tower on George Street. Mad merry-makers are spun up to the top of the tower and then “dropped” to the ground...

Letter from Scotland

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As a cyclist myself, I can only stand on my pedals in awe at Mark Beaumont’s achievement of cycling round the world in 79 days.  He came freewheeling under the Arc de Triomphe in...

Letter from Scotland

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He stands tall in his own park in his home town of Dunfermline. Andrew Carnegie is the embodiment of his own book published in 1889 “The Gospel of Wealth.”  He’s the example of the...

Letter from Scotland

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I’ve spend much of this week wandering lonely as a cloud over the fields and hedgerows of England.  On family visits in Norfolk and Hertfordshire I saw ten thousand daffodils, weeping willows just come...

Tiso celebrates 50 years of business

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Tiso celebrates 50 'bootiful' years and launch Spirit of Adventure lecture event series with globe-trotting cyclist / rower Mark Beaumont and Polly Murray, the first Scottish woman to summit Everest.If  all the footwear that...

Nights of adventure – June 13 2011

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Night of Adventure – Edinburgh will take place at Vue Cinema, Omni Centre, Greenside, Edinburgh on Monday 13 June 2011. Come along and listen to superb speakers from across the spectrum of...

Mark Beaumont at Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

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by Thomas HaywoodThere was much anticipation at the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival on Sunday night as Mark Beaumont, the Round the World Cyclist and broadcaster, gave the keynote talk about cycling down the Americas...

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