Consideration for cyclists (Martin Finnigan)

I have recently returned from a glorious long weekend cycling from Sumburgh Head to Hermaness (and back).

My reason for writing is that I would like to thank publicly the drivers of Shetland whose courtesy and consideration for we cyclists throughout our journey was unerring, and at times almost embarrassing.

Never, in a lifetime cycling the length and breadth of Scotland, have my companions and I been treated with such respect by other road users.

I would also like to thank the good folks at the Shetland Bike Project for helping me out with a technical problem on my bike which would otherwise have stopped me in my tracks.

Martin Finnigan
Grierson Crescent,


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  • Neil Leask

    • June 30th, 2013 15:17

    You are vvery welcome Martin,
    We at The Shetland Comunity Bike Project try to help tourist’s who have any type of dificulty with their bikes so as not to ruin any holiday plans that have ben made! Many such peoblems are solved fairly quickly ans easily alowing holidays to be enjoyed to their full, weather permiting! haha
    Neil Leask
    Project Worker
    Shetland Comunity Bike Project ( Da Bike Project )


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