GoBike Ride to Palacerigg Country Park and so much more! – Sunday 2nd September

Sunday 2 September – Palacerigg Country Park and so much more!

The route of this ride will take us out to Palacerigg Country Park via Hogganfield Park and Luggiebank on the edge of Cumbernauld. On the return journey, we will head south through Plains to use the new M8 motorway cycle path between Eurocentral and Baillieston, before heading into Glasgow potentially along London Road. There will also be some unsurfaced country paths along the way. Around 40 miles. Continue reading “GoBike Ride to Palacerigg Country Park and so much more! – Sunday 2nd September”

GoBike Ride to Lesmahagow and Lanark – Sunday 5th August

Join us once again for our monthly bike ride this month south eastwards, to Lanark.

This ride will take us out of Glasgow through Rutherglen and Cambuslang along a back road to Blantyre and Hamilton, then join NCN 74 to reach our lunch stop at Chatelherault Country Park. After lunch we will continue along NCN 74 through Larkhall and Lesmahagow as far as Happendon. We will then make our way over to Lanark for a train back to Glasgow. 45 miles including a selection of the good, the bad and the ugly of South Lanarkshire cycle infrastructure. Continue reading “GoBike Ride to Lesmahagow and Lanark – Sunday 5th August”

GoBike Ride to the North Ayrshire Coast – Sunday 1st July

Join us once again for our monthly bike ride this month to the sunny North Ayrshire Coast.

We will ride out through Paisley and along the NCN 7 path for lunch in Kilwinning. After lunch we will follow the North Ayrshire coast around Saltcoats, Ardrossan to Portencross, including using an award-winning level crossing. There will be options to return by train from Kilwinning, West Kilbride or Largs, and some adventurous riders may even continue over the hill back towards Glasgow. 50 miles to Largs, with options for returning by train from various stations before then. Continue reading “GoBike Ride to the North Ayrshire Coast – Sunday 1st July”

GoBike Ride to Strathblane and Killearn – Sunday 3rd June

If our current glorious weather continues, this coming month’s GoBike ride is set to be a stunner, as we head north out of the city, to Strathblane and Killearn.

This ride will see us leaving Glasgow through Bearsden and Milngavie, and over the hill to Strathblane. We will then continue to Killearn and back via different routes, before returning to Glasgow via the Bears Way and Garscube Estate. On the way out, we will look at a cycle route being developed in Knightswood. A 37 mile round trip, with a rough section of track near Blanefield. Continue reading “GoBike Ride to Strathblane and Killearn – Sunday 3rd June”

Join Ziya as he cycles for Amnesty from Land’s End to John O’Groats, staying with a GoBike member on the way

Ziya Kocabiyik, originally from Turkey, but currently living in Chelmsford, near London, is a member of Amnesty International and has set off today, 04 May, to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats, to raise awareness of human rights issues in Turkey. When he arrives just south of Glasgow next Wednesday, 09 May, Ziya will be met in Hamilton by GoBike and Amnesty member, Jimmy Keenan, with whom he will be staying the night, in Uddingston, before cycling the 130 miles to Fort William on the 10th.

It would be great if people could join Ziya for a mile or two to cheer him on his way.  Here’s some information that Ziya has sent: Continue reading “Join Ziya as he cycles for Amnesty from Land’s End to John O’Groats, staying with a GoBike member on the way”

GoBike Ride to Strathclyde Country Park – Sunday 1st April

 

This coming month’s cycle ride will take you on a leisurely ride along NCN75 to Strathclyde Country Park. Come and join us for a 35 mile trip taking in Uddingston, Bothwell, the new cycling provision at the Raith Interchange, High Blantyre, Cathkin and Toryglen, before joining the route of the South City Way. Continue reading “GoBike Ride to Strathclyde Country Park – Sunday 1st April”

Space for People Byres Road Public Meeting – Sunday 25th Feb

Do you want a better Byres Road for People?

Join Space for People Byres Road and GoBike on Sunday 25th of February to walk or cycle up Byres Road to Hillhead Library where we will hold a public meeting and present our vision of a Byres Road for People. We’ve invited the local councillors and welcome anyone else interested in making a better Byres Road. Continue reading “Space for People Byres Road Public Meeting – Sunday 25th Feb”

Almost February – time for a ride round the parks of Glasgow’s East End with GoBike!

Another chance to see bits of the city you’ve never seen before!  See our Facebook event

Sunday 4 February – East End Parks
We have previously had park rides in the north, south and west of the city, so now it is the turn of the east. As well as the big parks of Glasgow Green, Tollcross, Hogganfield and Alexandra Parks, we shall visit a number of smaller parks and open spaces, and a few other points of interest. The ride will be mostly on quiet roads and asphalt paths, except at Cardowan Moss (see image above) where we will be using well made unpaved paths. An 18 mile ride ending up in the City Centre in time for lunch.
Meet 10am Bell’s Bridge, Congress Road, Glasgow.
Ride on paths Ride on quiet roads Ride on rough tracks Moderate hill climbing
Rated: Go Bike star rating Go Bike star rating
Continue reading “Almost February – time for a ride round the parks of Glasgow’s East End with GoBike!”