Event

ByCycle August Special Callander to Perth

ByCycle is pleased to announce that our Special self-guided ride this year will
cycle 53 miles through beautiful Perthshire including 7 miles along the south shore of beautiful Loch Earn
Date: 
20 August 2017
Type: 
Local Group Event (inc DATC and Audax Rides)
Cost: 
£20 covers cost of transporting bikes and rides to start point at Callander

ByCycle is pleased to announce that our Special self-guided ride this year will take place on Sunday 20th August 2017 and will be the magnificent 55 mile (88k) ride from Callander to Perth.  We will transport you and your bikes to Callander from Perth then you can ride back to Perth through some of Scotland’s most breathtaking scenery and your post ride celebration at Bell's Sports Centre.  

Please note that registration for the ride is only available online from www.bycycle.org.uk where you will find route notes, safety information and a direct link to electronic entries

https://www.mapometer.com/cycling/route_4525868.html 

 

 

Rides and activities

ByCycle August Special Callander to Perth
Date and time: 
20 August 2017 - 8:00am
Type: 
Mixed road or off-road ride
Distance: 
53 mi

The standard route will be by Sustrans Route 7 towards Lochearnhead via Strathyre, the south side of Loch Earn, St Fillans, Comrie and Crieff. The distance is about 55 miles (88k) and contains a total ascent of 640m and a descent of 711m. The route is mainly on quiet country roads and dedicated tarmac and hard core cycle paths with some woodland and stony farm tracks just before Strathyre (about 1⁄2 mile in length), and on the new cycle path between St Fillans and Dalchonzie (about 1 mile in length). Riders with dedicated road bikes may wish to walk through them or, in the case of the St Fillans to Dalchonzie cycle path, take the A85. There is no viable alternative to the Strathyre section. 

Start details: 
South Inch car park Perth PH2 8AH. Loading 08:00. Departure 08:45 at the latest. Toilets available.

Facilities

Enter by post: 
No
Enter on the day: 
No
Adequate car parking: 
Yes
Signed route: 
No
Route card: 
Yes
SAG wagon: 
Yes
Feed Stops: 
No

Map and Address

Location: 
Location address and information: 
Buses and bike transport leave from the South Inch car park, Perth PH2 8AH Loading opens 8am Toilets available. Ride starts from Meadows car park in Callander.

Contact

Contact name: 
Mike Simm
Contact phone number: 
01337 870259
Contact email address: 
Email contact form
Alternative website address: 
Alternative website for this event

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