Scottish Climbs: The Crow Road

I picked up Ian Banks’ The Crow Road again recently – I couldn’t remember whether the road named in the title was the Scottish cyclists’ favourite, or the urban Crow Road in the Anniesland area of Glasgow. It turned out to be the latter, but the book is worth a read anyway. Heading north, out of […]

Scottish Climbs: Cuilt Brae, Mugdock

Cuilt Brae is the B821, a 2 mile stretch of road from pictureque, well-heeled Strathblane to Carbeth, to the North of Glasgow. It seems to have several names- coming out of Strathblane/Blanefield, it is signed for Stockiemuir. I have heard people refer to it both as ‘Cuilt Brae’ and ‘Stockiemuir’. The top is at Carbeth, […]