Club Bike Routes

The following road cycling routes are routes that are recommended by club members and are contenders for our group rides. We have named these routes so they can be referenced when a group ride is announced, enabling you to inspect the route and download the GPX file to upload onto your GPS device:

1. Round The Pentlands (via Garvald and Woolfords)

Total distance: 56.12 mi
Max elevation: 1025 ft
Min elevation: 338 ft
Total climbing: 3295 ft
Total descent: -3293 ft
Download file: Round_the_Pentlands.gpx

2. Tarbrax Loop (From Juniper Green)

Total distance: 38.26 mi
Max elevation: 1097 ft
Min elevation: 422 ft
Total climbing: 2137 ft
Total descent: -2140 ft
Download file: Tarbrax_Loop_(From_JBR).gpx

3. Harburn Loop (From Juniper Green)

Total distance: 27.82 mi
Max elevation: 1025 ft
Min elevation: 329 ft
Total climbing: 1528 ft
Total descent: -1500 ft
Download file: JBR_Harburn_Loop.gpx

4. Leyden Road Loop (From Colinton)

Total distance: 20 mi
Max elevation: 794 ft
Min elevation: 302 ft
Total climbing: 1824 ft
Total descent: -1778 ft
Download file: Leyden Road Loop (Colinton).GPX

5. Round the Pentlands (via Blyth Bridge and back along the Lang Whang)

Total distance: 55.7 mi
Max elevation: 1060 ft
Min elevation: 276 ft
Total climbing: 4298 ft
Total descent: -4341 ft
Download file: Round_the_Pentlands (BlythBridge).GPX

6. Four Abbeys Loop (Based in the Borders)

Total distance: 54.35 mi
Max elevation: 837 ft
Min elevation: 103 ft
Total climbing: 3508 ft
Total descent: -3509 ft
Download file: 4_Abbeys_Cycle_Route.gpx

7. Dalmeny via Ratho (From Juniper Green)

Total distance: 29.42 mi
Max elevation: 449 ft
Min elevation: 24 ft
Total climbing: 1860 ft
Total descent: -1863 ft
Download file: Dalmeny_(From_JBR_via_Ratho).gpx

8. Tour de Forth (Start and Finish at RBS – Gogar)

Total distance: 67.71 mi
Max elevation: 524 ft
Min elevation: -22 ft
Total climbing: 2222 ft
Total descent: -2223 ft
Download file: tour de forth.gpx

9. Dolphinton Loop (Extended round the Pentlands via Eddleston)

Total distance: 65 mi
Max elevation: 1095 ft
Min elevation: 335 ft
Total climbing: 3686 ft
Total descent: -3686 ft
Download file: dolphinton loop.gpx

10. Aberdour (Tour to Fife from Livingston)

Total distance: 45.25 mi
Max elevation: 465 ft
Min elevation: -38 ft
Total climbing: 2680 ft
Total descent: -2647 ft
Download file: aberdour.gpx

11. Currie to Carnwath and back through Wilsontown

Total distance: 53.56 mi
Max elevation: 1101 ft
Min elevation: 416 ft
Total climbing: 3311 ft
Total descent: -3301 ft
Download file: activity_8653915556.gpx