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Our Top 5 cycle routes for you to try this summer

By EMeyer 15 May 2017

Get on your bike

Hi Folks,

Cycling is a fun and healthy way to get out and about in Glasgow; not only is it a quicker way to travel but there's also some amazing places you can explore whilst on your bike!

So without further ado, here's our top 5 cycle routes to get you out and about in Glasgow and the surrounding area.

  1. Glasgow to Loch Lomond
    This route takes you from Kelvingrove Park, alongside the Clyde Canal, onto Clydebank and then north towards Balloch and Loch Lomond. Taking a few hours, why not start in the morning, grab lunch at Loch Lomond and take the cycle friendly train back to Glasgow?
  2. Glasgow Waterways Loop
    Amongst the easiest routes, this circular route takes you along the canals of Glasgow, and best of all its mostly free of traffic so perfect for cycling beginners! Takes about 2 hours.
  3. Glasgow To Kirkintilloch
    Following water canals, this is an easy and hassle-free scenic route taking you north to the town of Kirkintilloch.
  4. Pollok Park
    Pollok Park in the Southside has a free mountain-bike trail suitable for beginners and advanced riders. Only a short trip away, this one is open all year round!
  5. Kelvin Walkway
    This urban cycle-path takes you along the river Kelvin and towards the city centre via the Clyde Riverfront Cycle Path. Perfect for a leisurely trip, this is popular with commuters and tourists alike.

Need a bike?

If you're looking for a cheap bike, why not check the Bike station on Haugh Road?

As always, remember to stay safe in traffic

 

 

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