Wednesday, 14 August 2019


Club Ride

CTC Wednesday Run
DATE                         14th August
DESTINATION         Whiteadder

We start at 10a.m prompt from Robin's Nest - Gilmerton Rd

·    Text your name to 07765696444 to join the ride, otherwise you will be following the ride as an individual excluded from my 'duty of care'.
·    Please carry your emergency contact details, both on your person and in your bike bag. (enter details under ICE on your mobile and email it ice@ctclothiansandborders.uk ).
·    For safety guidelines and advice on riding with a group, go to:  https://www.cyclinguk.org/group/page/guidelines-safe-riding
     Note:     "You are expected to keep up with the group.  If you lag behind, you may be asked to make the effort to close the gap.  If you are unable to do so, the back marker will advise the leader and they will discuss with you the best options to get home safely."

·    Packed Lunch and spare inner tubes essential, lights in winter too.


Starting from the Robin's Nest we take the road through Gilmerton and Dalkeith Country Park (toilets at the Restoration Yard) to Smeaton and over Cousland.

Then on to Humbie to take the road below the Lammermuirs to Garvald, before going south to Whiteadder

(search https://www.bing.com/maps for 55.861519,-2.534626)for a late lunch (35 miles).

Then it's back by Redstone Rig and Gifford and the Saltouns. Then the Penaitland cycle path to Crossgates, home by Dalkeith, Eskbank but stopping for tea at Dobbies. (64 miles back to RN).

(In the event of bad weather the run will be shortened).

I will be riding my other bike.


·    For BBC weather forecast, go to: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/5

Bill Coppock




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To see safety guidelines and advice on riding with a group, go to:

To review emails , go to

Any questions? contact edinburgh_ctc_riding_group-owner@yahoogroups.com

For information on CTC insurance go to: http://www.cyclinguk.org/insurance

GPX route and download 
393 Gilmerton Road
EH17 7PX
United Kingdom
Address Details 
Robins Nest Carpark. Meeting at 09:50 for a 10:00 start.

Contact details

Bill Coppock