Get Ready for a Cycling Summer
Wednesday Evening Rides Wednesday 26th April sees the first of eighteen ByCycle Wednesdays, weekly led evening rides organised by ByCycle, the Perth and Kinross Cycle campaign group that start from a different venue each week. The first ride of the series starts from Tiso’s carpark Inveralmond and will go round the Perth Circular cycle route. Following a tried and tested format, the rides are designed to take around an hour and a half to complete, all starting at 6.30pm. Rides are leisurely and companionable. The appointed tail rider will support those at the back, while those at the front can have a blether as the pack reassembles. A typical ride takes in a scenic mix of quiet country roads and tracks, so a hybrid bike in good mechanical order is recommended.
Rides from Dunkeld area this summer: Wed May 3rd: Starting at Birnam Institute@ 6:30. Birnam to Bankfoot via Gelly Sun May 28th: Starting at Cally Car Park, Dunkeld @ 11:00. Family picnic ride to Loch Ordie Wed May 31st: Butterstone Village Hall @ 6:30. Clunie Loch Circular Wed July 26th: North Car Park Dunkeld @ 6:30. Ballinluig circular
For the full ride schedule, route maps and registration form go to www.bycycle.org.uk
Oh, and your final question: rides are free although if you come on more than two rides – and of course the organisers hope you will – for insurance purposes you will need to join ByCycle at a cost of £5 per person. Margaret Scott ByCycle Rides Secretary Margaretscott413@btinternet.com Local contact: Katharine Melville firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile 07803 605612
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