First Sunday of every month (Except if the First Sunday is January 1st, then the ride will take place a week later, on January 8th). Meet at 10am, at the Usher Hall, Lothian Road.
Free guided bike rides along cycles paths and quiet roads to destinations in The Lothians, Fife or The Borders. Come along and experience the glorious Scottish countryside first hand with friendly people.Rides are fairly gentle, 35 to 45 miles or so, speed 10 to 12 mph. Lunch at pub/cafe, or bring picnic. Normally return to Edinburgh at around 4pm in Winter, 5pm in Spring and Autumn and a bit later in Summer, bit no later than 6pm.
We show the way, help with mechanical malfunctions, wait for the less speedy and try to ensure all have a wonderful time! Cycle carefully and considerately. You are entirely responsible for your own safety.
Children under 14, or not used to roads, may only come with an adult. Light showers won’t put us off, but persistent bad weather may mean cancellation.
It is recommended that you bring a spare (intact!!) inner tube and basic toolkit (tyre levers, multi tool puncture repair kit, pump). It is also recommended that you carry out some basic maintenance on your bike the day before the ride. An example, please see this article for more information: Pre Ride Bike Maintenance