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Dalmeny Estate

A useful tip I put to good use is to keep a list of locations or routes where you might like to take your kick scooter. My list is kept on the Blog index page, where they get listed as … Continue reading

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Moorfoot Hills

Approaching the end of July, and with temperatures during the day into the mid-twenties, scooting during the heat of the day was not enjoyable and I much prefer the cool air of early mornings or the slightly cooler late evenings. … Continue reading

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Dawn Patrol

Conditions this morning were perfect for a pre-dawn scoot on the Swifty Air. The forecast was fair with only a 10% change of rain. Temperature was around 10 degree C., nice a cool for an energetic scoot, not too hot … Continue reading

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The Wind Farm

After an overcast start to the day and rain for much of the morning, the clouds finally started to clear down to fluffy cumulus by lunchtime and I decided to take a chance and head for the Moorfoot Hills, about … Continue reading

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Roslin to Shawfair

Until recently, the cycle and walking route running along the old Edinburgh, Roslin and Loanhead Branch line of the North British Railway, was only rideable from the west of Roslin to the bridge crossing at the Lasswade Road on the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Docks

The really neat thing about flexy-time is that once you’ve build up enough hours, you get an extra day off work and that’s what I did today, a very cold Friday in mid-December. My plan was to take the Swifty … Continue reading

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Musselburgh Coast

A rather dull day with laden skies and the forecast of rain did not stop me getting out on the new Swifty Air. I loaded the scooter in the back of the car and headed down to the coast at … Continue reading

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Another Swifty

You will probably have heard of Black Friday, when there are plenty of sales to be had. And to be fair, I didn’t have any intention what-so-ever of purchasing anything. Honest, I was only going to look at the specification … Continue reading

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Silly O’Clock

Silly o’clock refers to the wee small hours of the morning, say between 2.00 and 5.00 am, when most of the population of Scotland is still sleep in bed. Myself, on the other hand, think that the wee small hours … Continue reading

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The Golf Course

One of the great things about a kick scooter is the ability to ride just about anywhere, along footpaths, along cycleways, on roads and streets, even off-road and I was wondering one evening, while out for a local scoot around … Continue reading

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