February 12, 2008 - 5.0
Ullapool is an excellent base for a several days to ride the Northwest. If you want some more spectacular scenery, I would suggest on the way north to take the offshoot roads, in particular, the single track to the Summer Isles at Achiltibuie and loop around the peninsula. Instead of backtracking to the A835, take the southern road into Lochinver (newly paved). Stop for lunch at the Lochinver Pie Shop at the far end of town.
From Lochinver, the turn left on the B869 to Soer, Nedd. This leads back to the A894.
On the A894 north again and midway between Scourie and Badnabay there is another single track to Tarbet (theres a fine cafe in Tarbert for topping up) and then onto Fanagmore. This loop is absolutely stunning and winds back to the A894.
After all the single tracks, youll be ready a searing ride back along the A894 and A835 to Ullapool.