Ural joins Black Dog Ride

For those who have been following my stories about depression sufferer John Skinner and his dog, Scrambles, here’s the latest. He’s sold his Triumph Scrambler and bought a Ural outfit which gives his dog a lot more room to roam! John says: “She was a bit worried that she couldn’t quite reach the handlebars, let …

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Riding out of depression

Winston Churchill called depression his “black dog”. John Skinner calls his black dog, Scrambles. And he says Scrambles has helped him fight off debilitating bouts of depression. Back in 2008, John and Scrambles rode their aptly painted matte-black Triumph Scrambler across Australia, becoming the first man and dog to ride solo across the continent. This …

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