It is apparent that many cyclists refrain from wearing high visibility clothing and, also more significantly, do not use helmets for adults or children.
3rd MACC cycling time trial (TT) on Sunday August 5.
Even the ‘lanterne rouge’ bringing up the rear finished in under 40 minutes.
Mr Martin added: ‘A guidebook is still very important in areas like Kintyre where tourists cannot rely on mobile devices either because of the phone signal or unreliability of GPS.’
The 77-year-old, former members of the Cyclists Touring Club are weel kenned in Sottish riding circles,
The grade two Kilberry Loop Sportive, organised by John Hardy of Mid Argyll Triathlon and Cycling Club, will be held on August 11 beginning at 8.30am.
Jon said: ‘I’ve been to Kintyre on numerous occasions but have never before experienced it in this way.
The road mentality in Scotland favours the motorist over more vulnerable road users, which presents a huge barrier to more people taking up active lifestyles.
‘We used to drive on the left of the road, but now we have to drive on what’s left of the road.’