Summer Rides

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Get that bike out of the shed…

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Summer 2016
 – our family fun rides will once more be running every Saturday afternoon through July and August. These will be safe escorted rides using traffic-free paths and quiet roads wherever possible, lasting no longer than a couple of hours. They’re suitable for all the family and particularly beginners, or anyone who just wants to ride at a gentle pace in congenial company

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This year, with the support of Cycling UK we’re kicking off the first ride of the summer with a Bike Curious family cycling workshop and Kidical Mass.  If you want to find out more about cycling with kids from families already doing it, come along between 12 and 2 on Saturday 2nd July and have a go!

All of our rides will start at Dock Park at 2pm, every Saturday from the 2nd of July. If you’re interested, just turn up on the day.

This year’s ride programme:

  • Saturday 2nd July – Bike curious family cycling workshop (12-2) followed by Kidical Mass ride (Kingholm Loop; 3 miles)
  • Saturday 9th JulyLincluden Abbey (4 miles)
  • Saturday 16th JulyMaxwelltown Cyclepath (5 miles)
  • Saturday 23rd JulyCaledonian Cycleway (7 miles)
  • Saturday 30th July12 Apostles (7 miles)
  • Saturday 6th AugustGlen Road (8 miles)
  • Saturday 13th AugustHeathhall Forest (6 miles+, depending on how many circuits of the pump track you manage!)
  • Saturday 20th August – Mabie Forest (11 miles)

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22 responses to “Summer Rides

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  14. Mike Batley

    Is anything known yet about the 2015 Lockerbie Loop? I know this is always a ‘late in the day’ event, but I hope to be in the area and able to ride it. I’ve tried the old Lockerbie Loop gmail address but no success. Many thanks.

  15. sallyhinchcliffe

    Hi Mike, it’s not really anything we’re involved in, but according to the poster we saw on FB it’s on June 21st – if you’re on Facebook it’s posted on our page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cycling-Dumfries/194445097269379

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