Cold hands, warm heart on Moidart Peninsula Road run

The spirit of the Moidart Run is encapsulated by this scene aboard the Corran Ferry – and the gloves are definitely not coming off yet!

John McCrink reports on a decidedly wintry motorcycle road run in Scotland on Thursday, April 28.

A cold, wet, sleety, drizzle was falling as around 80 hardy and determined enthusiasts (nutters?) assembled in the viaduct car park in Kinlochleven for a 120-mile round trip taking in some of Scotland’s finest scenery.

The West Highlands in early summer can be roasting hot or freezing cold – and this year it was definitely the latter!

Now in its seventh year, the Moidart Run has firmly established itself as the opener to a brilliant three days of classic motorcycling in and around Kinlochleven, the main event being the world-famous Pre-65 Scottish Two-Day Trial on the Friday and Saturday.

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