October 24, 2015
New Edinburgh Cycle Route across city centre planned

Edinburgh City Council have announced plans to build a new cycling route crossing the city centre. The plans will cost around Nine million pounds to complete and the completed cycle route is intended to be 'family-friendly'. The plan goes before councillors at a meeting on Tuesday 27th October and if approved will subsequently go through a […]

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October 22, 2015
Mountain Biking route from Inveruglas, Loch Lomond past Ben Vane, Ben Vorlich

This is a great little 22 mile mountain biking route from Inveruglas, Loch Lomond. The route shown in the GPX track below includes a short extension up to the Sloy Dam which is well worth a look. The route is well maintained throughout and mostly gravel with some tarmac sections - generally a route for […]

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October 16, 2015
New £3 million Loch Ness cycle path opened providing a safe route from Inverness to Fort William

Transport Scotland have announced completion of the Great Glen cycleway, part of Route 78. The path provides a new, safe, cycle route connecting Inverness with Fort William alongside Loch Ness. The building project was to create a safer alternative to riding on the busy A82 route where traffic is heavy and the risk of accidents high. The […]

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October 14, 2015
Where to Stay in Oban as a Cyclist: Oban B&B reviews

Oban is the gateway to the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. It is a busy port with frequent ferries out to the Isle of Mull and beyond to the smaller Isles off the coast. For travellers there are a large number of high quality Oban B&Bs to choose from, from the luxurious to the basic, as well […]

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September 27, 2015
Only one MSP claimed expenses for bicycle commuting 2014-2015

Just one Member of the Scottish Parliament claimed expenses for movement by bike to Holyrood last year. Claudia Bearmish, MSP, claimed £7.20 commuting to her capital base to Holyrood, taking advantage of the 20p per mile allowance. Other MSPs, however, claimed £240,000 in mileage for their cars. Claudia cycled her 3 mile journey twelve times over the last […]

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September 27, 2015
The Scotsman publishes a basic guide to cycling in Scotland

CYCLING is as fashionable as ever and Halfords reported a profit of £1 billion this year. The Scotsman have published a basic guide to cycling, particularly commuting, in Scotland. See below for some highlights and click the link to visit for the full article. BIKE "Sites like Freecycle permit users to advertise things free of charge. Paying […]

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September 22, 2015
Isle of Mull Road Cycling Routes

The Isle of Mull is one of the most beautiful Scottish islands. Located in the Inner Hebrides it is easily accessible for cyclists via the frequent ferry service from Oban to Craignure. The ferry costs £5.65 single (£9.45 return) with bikes free (Timetable). The ferry journey itself is beautiful, especially when the weather is good […]

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February 19, 2015
Crow Road and Tak Ma Doon Cycle Route

The Crow Road and Tak Ma Doon cycle route is a great cycling loop route - the start and finish point of this circuit is at some free parking at Milton of Campsie which is only a fairly short drive from Glasgow, or Stirling, for example. Taking the clockwise cycle route the road starts up the […]

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February 17, 2014
How to Start Track Cycling Glasgow Velodrome

The opening of the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow was associated with some well justified exciting in the cycling community. Since its opening it has hosted the World Cup, Revolution and Junior Track World Championships. It is first rate venue of international standards and the best news of all is that anyone can ride […]

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February 17, 2014
Scottish Road Potholes

Anyone who cycles in Scotland knows how bad the roads can be. It is true that potholes are a problem for cyclists around the whole of the UK but it is perceived the Scottish road potholes are the worst. Expecting potholes on every blind corner is a known hazard, ignored at your peril. Even cycling […]

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