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20-Milers Evening Rides 2017     Note - New Venue


Every Thursday evening while the daylight is good.   

Gather at 18:30 (for an 18:45 start) 


The rides are 15 or 20 miles, and won't usually include a break. The pace will be around 10 miles per hour. 

Rides will return to the centre of town, before dark. However you will need lights, with battery power for several hours.


Latest ride:   Evening Ride 05 of 2017 to Colinton and Riccarton



Meet at All Bar One

Clydesdale Bank Plaza

50 Lothian Road  EH3 9BY

Tel: 0131 221 7951



Cross the road from the Usher hall. Alternatively:


From the Fimhouse, Turn left after exiting the Filmhouse.  Cross the diagonal concrete square to All bar One. 


From Akva, exit and cross Fountainbridge. Traverse the paved section beside Loudons and climb the ramp into the Building. Exit, cross the road and follow the curve round to All bar One. 


From the West End. Shandwick Place and Canning ST. Walk down Rutland Square (one way), then up the ramp to the footbridge that flies over the West Approach Rd. Tyen Left and 20 Yards takes you to All Bar One. 



Either look for us at the paved outside area, opposite the Usher Hall, or go inside if the weather's poor.




Upcoming rides

Completed rides 

1 Jun  Jim will take us to the loch(s) at New England wood, Dalkieth Country Park

Lights needed from 21:17  Sunset 21:47 Nightfall 22:44

25 May   Colinton and Riccarton. 

Evening Ride 05 of 2017 to Colinton and Riccarton

8 Jun  Verity will lead a ride   Crammond - Silverknowes - Granton

Lights needed from 21:25  Sunset 21:55 Nightfall 22:55

18 May    To Portobello and Musselburgh

Evening Ride 04 of 2017 to Musselburgh

15 Jun  Michael will lead a ride

Lights needed from 21:30  Sunset 22:00 Nightfall 23:02

11 May  to  Crammond and then back along the Prom. 

Evening Ride 03 of 2017 to Crammond 

22 Jun  Jim will guide a Solstice ride

A brief town ride then Filmhouse, Grassmarket, Via Horse Wynd to Saltire Park, then visit the Burns monument and the Stones of Scotland. Up Calton Hill and rejoice in the views of the year's cycling.

The ride will divide in two at that point - one group will head back to complete the ride.  The second group will sweep round Portobello (almost) and Leith to maximise the daylight.

Lights needed from 21:32  Sunset 22:02 Nightfall 23:05

4 May to Portobello / West Musselburgh

Evening Ride 02 of 2017 to Portobello and W Musselburgh 


29 Jun    Mike will lead a ride

If it's a nice bright evening, we'll head up to the edge of the Pentlands. Don't worry: there won't be too much climbing; just enough to get some nice views over the city and beyond (provisional).

Lights needed from 21:32  Sunset 22:02 Nightfall 23:03

27 Apr  to Cammo

Evening Ride 01 of 2017 to Cammo Estate


6 Jul    Peter is planning a ride

Lights needed from 21:27  Sunset 21:57 Nightfall 22:57


13 Jul   Verity will lead a ride

Lights needed from 21:20  Sunset 21:50 Nightfall 22:47


20 Jul   Alan S will lead a ride

Lights needed from 21:11  Sunset 21:41 Nightfall 22:34


27 Jul   Mike will lead a ride

A tour of the North Edinburgh bike paths and waterfront (provisional).

Lights needed from 20:59  Sunset 21:29 Nightfall 22:19


3 Aug  Graham will lead a ride

Lights needed from 20:45  Sunset 21:15 Nightfall 22:02


10 Aug  Neil will take us into the Pentlands to visit two reservoirs.

This will involve a fair bit of hill work of course.  https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/14921820#.WPR2nHuNpBw.email

Lights needed from 20:30  Sunset 21:00 Nightfall 21:45


17 Aug  Dawn has been pencilled in to lead a ride 

Lights needed from 20:14  Sunset 20:44 Nightfall 21:26


24 Aug  Jim is planning a ride

Lights needed from 19:57 Sunset 20:27 Nightfall 21:07 



Looking for the rides we did in 2016? they're here:-






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