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Classic Pedal for Scotland 6 September, 2015 Glasgow to Edinburgh

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6 SEPTEMBER 2015 – GLASGOW TO EDINBURGH

The Classic Pedal for Scotland ride, the Challenge is now in its 17th year. The 50 mile Glasgow to Edinburgh ride is the event’s most popular ride and attracted over 7,500 participants last year.

Starting Point

Glasgow Green at 7:30am

ENTRY

Adults – £28, concessions – £19.

Transport

Transport is an additional £19.

Transport can be booked for you and your bike either from Murrayfield to Glasgow Green on the morning of the event to get to the start line, or after the ride from Murrayfield back to Glasgow Green. You will be given a place on a bus while your bike will be transported in a truck. You will be given a ticket to collect your bike at the other end.

GROUP ENTRY

If you’d like to enter as a group please follow this link

The Route

The ride’s huge popularity is due to the combination of a great route* that uses a mixture of closed roads, quiet back roads and cycle paths and the fact that it takes in Scotland’s two largest cities via stunning countryside. It’s the perfect challenge for both regular riders and those who haven’t cycled in a while – a few weeks training is enough to get in shape.

There are rest stops around every ten miles serving free refreshments, plus a free lunch at the beautiful Linlithgow Palace, topped off with entertainment and activities in Edinburgh, making for the perfect active day out for groups of friends, family or work mates. Transport can also be booked to get you and your bike to the start at Glasgow Green, or home from the finish line at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh.

*Route subject to change

pedalforscotland.org/rides/classic-challenge/

 

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