Category Archives: Turf

Turf Blog 13-04-21

The main focus of my turfing endeavours at the moment is the Trainer medal, taking 30 train station zones over 30 days and today I used my short lunch break, which is only 45 minutes, to continue progress. Still holding … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 11-04-21

Sometime, when I’m out turfing, particularly when cycling between zones, I like to try and think up ideas that would improve or expand the Turf game. Looking for ways and means that add to the experience of turfing for everyone. … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 10-04-21

I decided on some easy local turfing this Saturday, rather than venturing further away in search of uniques, which was what I was thinking of doing yesterday – would probably have cycled out to the Penicuik and Bush areas. There’s … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 08-04-21

When I built my first Surly Pugsley fat bike, over ten years ago now, when that’s what you had to do before they were available complete off-the-shelf, it attracted a lot of interest on beach rides along the East Lothian … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 06-04-21

With temperatures just a few degrees above freezing and a strong lazy wind from the north west blowing right through you, it was very tempting to stay indoors in front of the telly, feet up, watching Rob Ross do his … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 05-04-21

The first thing I do in the morning is load the Turf App on the mobile phone and see what losses I’ve experienced overnight. This past month I’ve had to mentally prepare myself beforehand, less the shock of seeing 0+ … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 04-04-21

Today sees the final few hours of the Scotland – Skåne Turf Challenge now upon us, and the last few days have seen many a turfer out grabbing not just a few points, takes and uniques for the team totals, … Continue reading

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Turf Blog Mar 21

Here in the Turf blog section of Planet Gary, I want to share some of my turfing adventures, taking you with me while I’m out exploring town and country in search of turf zones, for points, for medals and simply … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 30-03-21

Most of the time, when I wake at silly o’clock, and that’s 3.15 am on this occasion, I can jump out of bed keen to get out turfing, eager for another Eager and raring to go. That was not the … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 27-03-21

Once upon a time, as the story goes, in the quiet and peaceful mining village of Bonnyrigg, found in the southern shire of Midlothian, in the Celtic lands of Alba, where the villagers were fair and kind and generally inclined … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 26-03-21

Just a quick easy blast around Eskbank and Dalkeith during lunchtime today, picking off a few zones lost over the past week. Weather was wild today, very windy and cool temperatures set to fall even lower with possible sleet forecast … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 24-03-21

I don’t always make plans to get out turfing early in the morning, sometimes I just wait and see when I wake up and decide then. Today’s wake up was 5.30 am, later than usual and after a quick visit … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 21-03-21

After a long day in the saddle yesterday and just a shadow under 100 zones on the board, it’s always disappointing to see them mostly vanish over the next day and by the evening I was down to a pitiful … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 20-03-21

The plan today was to concentrate on unique zones, both for the Scotland – Skåne Turf Team Challenge and also to go towards the 500 Unique medal. My unique count was sitting at 457 so I only needed 43 unique … Continue reading

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