Category: Road Cycling

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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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
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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February 17, 2014
Kingsford Loop (Newton Mearns cycle route near Glasgow, Neilston)

This is a great cycling route which follows a rural loop along good road surfaces. The scenery is impressive passing several Lochs and reservoirs with excellent views in the countryside and farmland. The roads are quiet and the terrain generally consists of rolling hills with no particularly steep gradients and lots of fairly long flat sections. […]

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