Highlands & Islands

Night riders: Strathpeffer's Strathpuffer bike race

Strathpuffer Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The Strathpuffer is mostly held in darkness

The 14th annual Strathpuffer 24-hour mountain bike challenge has been held near Strathpeffer in the Highlands.

The event was held on frozen forest tracks near the village at the weekend.

Strathpuffer Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The event is staged on forest tracks near Strathpeffer
Strathpuffer Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption Low temperatures were a feature of this year's Strathpuffer

The majority of the mountain bike endurance event is held in darkness.

Among those taking part was Scottish round-the-world cyclist and adventurer Mark Beaumont.

Photographer Paul Campbell captured some of the action.

Starthpuffer Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The race was held at the weekend
Strathpuffer Image copyright Paul Campbell

All images copyright of Paul Campbell.

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