Choose from 3 rides
Edinburgh Family Ride 7th September 2014
About: The Edinburgh
Family ride provides a fantastic (almost completely traffic-free)
route from Kirkliston Leisure Centre to our main event finish at
Murrrayfield Stadium. Enjoy the experience of crossing the finish
line inside Murrayfield Stadium with the rest of the freshnlo Pedal
for Scotland Challenge and Sportive riders.
Family ride transport will be open from 07:30hrs at Murrayfield.
Access to the transport zone can be made either adjacent to the
main entrance (off Roseburn St), or next to the Ice Rink (off
Riversdale Crescent). Riders will not be able to access the zone
from the Riversdale Road entrance to the Northwest car park at
Route: A nine mile cycle
from Kirkliston Leisure Centre to Murrayfield Stadium on closed
roads, quiet residential streets and cycle paths.
Riders receive: Rider pack
containing vest number, bike number and info guide, transport from
Murrayfield to Kirkliston for you and your bike to get to the
start, finisher's medal and goody bag.
Start time: 9:30am,
Price: Child - £5,
Adult - £8, Family Ticket (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £19.
*To register please select the
green "FAMILY" arrow and choose your ride. Family ticket price will
auto calculate once price of entrants exceeds £19. Please note the
£1.50 booking fee which covers Worldpay charges and pack postage
still applies per rider.
Challenge Ride 7th September 2014
About: The classic freshnlo Pedal
for Scotland ride, the challenge ride is now in its 16th year.
The 47 mile Glasgow to Edinburgh ride is
Scotland's biggest bike ride and attracted over 7500 participants
Route: The reason
for the ride's huge popularity is 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 cyclists 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
Rider pack containing vest number, bike number and info
guide. Finisher's medal and goody bag. Free refreshments provided
at Drumpellier (chocolate, bananas, snack bars etc), Linlithgow
(sandwiches and pasta, tea, coffee) and Kirkliston (chocolate,
muffins, snack bars and coffee courtesy of
Start time: 7:30am, Glasgow
Price: Adults - £26,
concessions - £16. Transport is an additional £16.
To register for this year's
Challenge Ride please click here.
Sportive Ride 7th September 2014
About:The freshnlo Pedal
for Scotland Sportive is a ride of 110
miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh. The ride uses the same
start and finish points as the Challenge ride, but takes a
completely separate route, meaning you get the buzz of Scotland's
biggest cycle ride on a quieter route designed for road
cyclists. The transport service will serve Sportive
riders too, meaning there is an easy and hassle free way to get you
and your bike to the start in Glasgow Green, or back home from
Edinburgh at the finish.
Route: The route
takes riders through the Southern Uplands and into Edinburgh
passing through 7 local authorities and incorporating the best
sections of numerous Scottish cycle racing circuits, including the
A77 10 Mile Time Trial, sections of the Moscow APR and the
Strathaven Anderside Classic, incorporating steep climbs around
Muirkirk and undulating stretches across wild moorland . The
Sportive is a much more challenging ride for keen road
Riders receive: Timing
chip. Rider pack
containing vest number, bike number and info guide. Finisher's
medal and goody bag. Free refreshments provided at Galston
(chocolate, bananas, snack bars, gels, hydrate etc), Crawford John
(sandwiches and pasta, tea, coffee) and Carnwath (chocolate,
bananas, gels, hydrate).
Start time: 6:45am, Glasgow
Price: £40. Transport is
an additional £16.
Register for this year's Sportive
by clicking here.