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Adventures in Altay “Bikepacking is the best way to explore new places – the pace of travel, the things you notice about the environment you’re travelling through, and the opportunity to interact with people you meet. Being self-sufficient means you are able to just head off into the wilderness and see what adventures come your…

Circus from the Sea Family Bike Ride Bicycle Decorating, Face-painting and Family Bike Ride Starting at Victoria Park, you will be taken on your journey by one of our trained ride leaders from Sustrans along the cycle routes of Leith finishing at Dock Place (where Leith Market is usually held). The event is Circus from the Sea themed…

The world at 15mph(ish!) In 2012 Naomi (a self-confessed non-athlete) set out on the cycle tour of a lifetime with a man she’d met just three times before. Fuelled by stubbornness, determination and cake, the trip eventually totalled 32,000 km including Alpe d’huez,Cairo to Capetown, South East Asia, India and Nepal. If you’re not sure you’re fit enough…

Jenny Tough – pushing boundaries In 2018, Jenny Tough surprised the ultra bikepacking community – and herself – when she came in as the first female in the inaugural Silk Road Mountain Race in Kyrgyzstan. Jenny came into unsupported bike racing from solo touring adventures, through the Canadian Rockies, circumnavigating the Baltic Sea, crossing Korea,…

A Sunday in Hell For the 7th year running, Balerno Village Screen is partnering with the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling to bring you a night of cycling related films. A Sunday in Hell is a Danish documentary film by Jørgen Leth about the 1976 Paris Roubaix road race over the cobbles of Northern France, the…

Edinburgh Belles on Bikes ride Join the Edinburgh Belles on Bikes for a 10-15 miles led ride around some of the fantastic off-road cycle paths and back roads Edinburgh has to offer. We’ll return to the start for lunch and/or cake. Belles on Bikes is a developing network of women’s cycling groups across Scotland. The…

Leith Festival Pageant 2019 For the second year Leith Festival (in association with the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling) invites cyclists to take part in its annual pageant, because everyone had such a great time in 2018. Focussing on the EH6 and EH7 postcodes, this pageant has been running for over a century – dressed up…

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