Let’s ride!

Week day evenings
The club meets on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at St Andrews Church Hall, Milngavie:

Milngavie is situated 6 miles north-east of Glasgow city centre so is easily ridden from the West End and City Centre. There is parking across the road, and Milngavie train station is 2 minutes across the Precinct.

Tuesday rides leave at 7pm, and Wednesday rides leave at 7:45pm, so please be there early enough for the obligatory faffing.  Remember to bring lights suitable for off-road use for evening rides from September through May.

Rides are generally around Mugdock Country Park and out toward Strathblane (longer and more varied in summer months) and last around 2 – 3 hours, depending who is out and the conditions.

Afterwards, we return to the hall to use the bike wash.  On Wednesdays, we open the hall for tea and biscuits and chat.  On Tuesdays, it’s not entirely unknown for us to have the post-ride recovery drink in the pub.

Week day rides are a great start for new members as they will introduce you to club members and give you a glimpse of the type of cycling the club gets involved in. There is no need to be a member for the first few rides so feel free to come along and see if the club is for you.

Please drop us a line before your first ride so that we can tell you more.

Sundays
On Sundays the club tradition is to undertake a longer ride away from Glasgow area. Previous Sunday rides have been varied from playing at Glentress and Innerleithen to classic routes through Pitlochry and Dunkeld to technical challenges such as the Devils Staircase and Ben Lomond.

Have a look at the Rides section to see where we’ve been recently, and the calendar section to see where is proposed in the near future.

In most cases the ride will last for the best part of the day and as a rule of thumb you should aim to be at the meet point for 10:00am ready prepared with bike, equipment and food!

Most Sundays there is also an ad hoc local ride from St Andrews Church Hall. Use this website to find out who intends to be out when.

Ad Hoc
Use this website to keep up with rides organised by members on other days of the week.

Weekends Away
Throughout the year the club organises weekends away and has in the past year had weekend trips to Aviemore, Skye, the Black Isle, Mabie & the 7Stanes, and the Lake District.  Accommodation for these weekends in usually camping or bunkhouses, and they are a great opportunity for club members to meet up and party ride.

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