Yes, we will be out cycling on Sunday and here’s where Andy will be taking us:
This ride will take us around the South Side, extending as far as Eastwood and Clarkston. The ride will take in Queens Park, Linn Park and Kings Park, and will include a brand new railway bridge. We will end up on the most recently completed section of the South City Way at Victoria Bridge in time for lunch. 15 miles, with a short section on an unsurfaced path.
Quite a regal ride.
Meet on the north bank of the Clyde, just to the east of Bell’s Bridge at 10am.
Greetings for Christmas and the New Year and, for those of you who don’t over-celebrate on Hogmanay or who just wish to get out for a breath of fresh air. See Andy’s intro to his ride for New Year’s Day:
Here’s the up and downy route that Andy took us on last Sunday. The ride started, as per usual, at the north end of Bell’s Bridge and we cycled out via Bellahouston Park and Mosspark, skirted Neilston and arrived at Gleniffer Braes from where we had a superb view of the Clyde Valley to the west of the city, a good place for our break.
We will head southwest out of Glasgow, passing through Bellahouston and Pollok. We will pick up paths alongside the Levern Water and follow these into Barrhead. Then we’ll climb up the hill out of the town, before ending up at the Gleniffer Braes.
We will head off through Cathcart and Linn Park, and head out through Carmunnock to get to the outskirts of East Kilbride (avoiding trunk roads such as the A726). We’ll take a little time to explore the K-Woodlands, before joining a cycle route into the town centre to see the new cycle infrastructure there. After continuing across town, we will return to Glasgow, descending through Castlemilk and King’s Park, where we might just see Aitkenhead House, shown in the photo, just in time for lunch.
Due to road and path closures, there will be a couple of short sections of the ride that will be on main roads.
25 miles, including some off-road paths and steps in the K-Woodlands. Meet 10am north end of Bell’s Bridge, Congress Road, Glasgow.
Yes, this month’s ride will be easy on the legs coming back, with an interesting tour on the way out to Cathkin Braes. Andy, as usual, will be leading the ride and we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible. See: www.gobike.org/about-us/cycle-rides for further information. We meet at 10:00 just to the east of the north end of Bell’s Bridge.