Trike Tour

This was the absolute highlight of our trip to Edinburgh! We decided to try something really fun and different this trip and booked a “trike” tour. What is a “trike tour” you ask? The trike tour is the brainchild of Gordon Shon who co-owns and co-operates Trike Tours Scotland from his home in Edinburgh. The trike is really a modified high-end motorcycle with an elevated seat in the back for two passengers, while the driver sits lower down in the traditional location. The company offers several destinations and we chose "The Borders Tour", which brought us to a section of Scotland close to England.

We met Gordon and his trike early that morning at The Scotsman hotel in central Edinburgh. He suited us up with biker leathers, gloves and helmets with two-way communication, and we blasted off on our trip. We passed through several small Scottish villages in the south of Scotland, namely Stobo, Broughton, Biggar and West Linton. In the middle of the journey we stopped in a small town called Peebles, where we had an opportunity to explore the town for a short while. We then relocated to a picnic area beside the River Tweed in Peebles where our host treated us to Monkey Shoulder whiskey, tea and Walker’s shortbread. We returned to The Scotsman hotel in Edinburgh in the early afternoon, feeling absolutely thrilled and exhilarated. What a fantastic trip!

June 19, 2013

Here's a video of us on the road!

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