Albannach Bikes

SCX5 #MULLORCA

Cross is the kind of sport I love and I hate. I love the rush of endorphins immediately post race, I hate the sick feeling of nerves immediately pre race. I love it because it’s done in an hour, but I hate it because it still somehow manages to take all day (or all weekend […]

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Albannach x #TCRNo5

In just a few days time I will be on my way out to Belgium to start this years Transcontinental Race, #TCRNo5 and my second attempt at the race (see how I got on last time here). The race starts in Geraardsbergen, Belgium and finishes  this year in Meteora, Greece. There are no stages, there are no […]

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#makegravelgreatagain

Let’s not mince about here, we all know why we’re putting on a cross-gravel epic today, it’s Forrest Whittaker’s birthday, and he loves a roam about on the vitamin G*. To honour the Last King of Scotland I’ve cooked up a route of around 100km of the tracks and trails around Loch Ard and Achray Forests in […]

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the Transcontinental Race – Part 2

In the time I’ve spent thinking about writing part two, the founder of the Transcontinental Race, Mike Hall, was killed by a car whilst racing the Indian Pacific Wheel Race in Australia. I met Mike only briefly at the end of my Transcontinental, but he left a lasting impression in my mind, as well as […]

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Midnight on the devil’s beef tub.

Eachann, Chris, Niall, Jim, Ricky set off on riding Ride to the Sun last Saturday night. With Eachann and Jim off to the Transcontinental at the end of July and with the troops enamour for randonneuring we thought, let’s bloody ride down to Carlisle and double the ride distance. 100mi to Carlisle and then another […]

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TORRAGAR

Since returning from the Transcontinental Race in 2015 this bicycle has been on my mind. In racing solitude I critiqued every corner of my Albannach RATHAD, though a fine weapon for the road, it’s not totally ideal for the rigours of ultra randonneuring. I wanted to create a comfortable, adaptable rando bicycle but at the […]

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#doyouevenlanebro CLASSICO 2017

In tribute of the closest thing to ‘cross in the off season, the Classics, we present you our #doyouevenlanebro CLASSICO. Returning after last year’s inaugural outing this year’s CLASSICO brings ~ 130km of lanes of varying degrees of epic and mad, ending up at the clubhouse (Clydesdale CC) to watch the last hour or so of Paris-Roubaix. There will be […]

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The dCROIS of Col Moulson

Step forward the sixth dCROIS to grace the fields of Scottish ‘cross. After months of slavering over the other Albannach rides in the mystic, SRACX team Da’ Col Moulson has jumped in for a custom big yin of a dCROIS specially designed for his lofty needs. Colin went for internal cable ducting for the rear […]

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