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Our Rides

  • Rides are generally held on the 3rd weekend of each month.  Generally on Sundays but occasionally Saturdays
  • More Rides may be scheduled, possibly on the 1st weekend of each month, or ad hoc (depending on the weather)
  • If you're thinking of coming on a Ride, it is important to 'phone the Leader to let them know. This saves waiting around at the Start and helps the Planning for food stops, etc.
  • We're always keen to hear from new ride leaders - we can help you get started

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26 June 2016 Meet behind Maryburgh community center. Lunch Cromarty. Lunch options, Picnic, cafe or pub.  50 mile hilly loop around  Bob Brown tel. 01349 861873 50ish. miles. Undulating. 10.00am Future 
27 August 2016 Highland Council Office, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness Cannich campsite café  canal path to Dochgarroch - back road over top to kiltarlity via abriachan - Cannich campsite café and returm via Kirkhill. Approx 55-60 mile Ian Meek 01463 229593 07780 965049  10:00 Future 
27 August 2016 Chef's Grill, Newtonmore Carrbridge, Grantown, Nethy Bridge, Inshriach, Newtonmore 100K Audax None (self led ride) Tel: Steve 01862 871136 Enter on AUK Pro Forma, free to Highland members 10am Future 
28 August 2016 Chef's Grill, Newtonmore Dalwhinnie, Ben Alder Lodge Laggan Bridge, Newtonmore 50K easy rough stuff 50% estate roads, 50% tarmac  Steve Carroll 01862 871136 no need for ATB bikes, sturdy wheels will do 10.30am Future 
18 September 2016 Car Park in Grantown on Spey at NJ 031 275 Tomintoul, Avon and Spey Circular route from Grantown via Nethybridge, Tomintoul, Glenlivet and Cragganmore. Some steep climbs/descents and a mix of A, B and C roads. Ian Collins 01463 234295 About 48 miles, lunch in Tomintoul. 1000 hours Future 
29 October 2016 Spectrum Centre Inverness The Aird; est. 25 miles Exploration of Rough Stuff around Inverness Steve Carroll tel. 01862 871136 MTBs unnecessary Ride starts 10.00am; AGM 3.00 to 4.00pm Future 
13 November 2016 Dingwall, Cromartie carpark (between Tesco and Lidl) Tomich Restaurant, Invergordon 37 miles - 22 out via Scotsburn, 15 back direct Ian Milne 01349 877735  10.00am Future 
4 December 2016 To be notified. May be either Sat or Sun To be notified Christmas Lunch and Ride Moira Broadhead: moirabroadhead@hotmail.com Arrive at 1200 for 1230 lunch TBN Future 
6 December 2014 Tore Hall Avoch Short ride before Christmas lunch Bob Hemingway work up an appetite for all that turkey 10:00 Past 
8 March 2015 Velocity Café, Crown, Inverness Clava Cairns and Daviot Dairy Easy paced, social, 20 mile ride, a few steep hills, cuppa at Daviot Mick Heath 07712 524874 Pre-ride cuppa in Velocity; post-ride pint in The Phoenix 11:00 (army time) Past 
12 March 2015 Strathpeffer Square Achilty, Fairburn, Dingwall Scenic 35 mile ride. Easy paced, some hills. Mick Heath 07712 524874, mdmheath@aol.com DIY picnic at Achility. Soup and cake at the end. Optional ascent of Fodderty Heights for the crazed!  Past 
15 March 2015 Maryburgh community centre car park Brahan Estate Supermums' ride for families. Trailers and tagalongs very welcome Mick Heath 07712 524874 Along the estate roads. Out to Lady Mackenzie's memorial, picnic at the Dell, aprés ride pint/meal/music 11:00  Past 
18 March 2015 Burnside, Bunchrew, IV3 8TA - my house La Tournée des Maisons de Campagne A 35 mile tootle around the country estates near Beauly Mick Heath 07712 524874, mdmheath@aol.com DIY picnic at Black Bridge. Best on a hybrid or tourer, possible on a road bike. 10:00 sharp (army time!) Park at my place or at Telford St. Retail Park Past 
22 March 2015 The Square, Grantown on Spey NJ034280 Garth Hotel, Grantown on Spey via Boat of Garten and Carrbridge Easy, circular tour of 24 miles returning to start for lunch Peter Robertson 07813360372 Booking essential for lunch at special discounted rate at Garth Hotel. 10.00am Past 
19 April 2015 Former COOP car park, Tain NH774827 Ardgay Stores and Cafe Circuit of Dornoch Firth Steve Carroll 01862 871136 About 30 miles but extra loops possible 10.00am Past 
10 May 2015 Achnasheen rail station Torridon circuit: Kinlochewe; Sheildaig; Lochcarron 66 mile circuit, 3,550 ft of climb. Easy pace but a challenging ride. Mick Heath 07712 524874, mdmheath@aol.com DIY picnic at Torridon (23m); late lunch at Lochcarron (45m) 10:00 sharp (army time!) Past 
17 May 2015 Logie Steading (NJ007505) - 5 miles south of Forres A circuit of Lochindorb A very easy paced 30 mile ride. Beginners very welcome. Optional look at Randolph's Leap gorge. Mick Heath 07712 524874, mdmheath@aol.com Slow Ride! Very easy pace. Suitable for beginners. 10:00 Past 
24 May 2015 Fortrose - Playpark Avoch and Rosehaugh estate Family ride. 8 easy paced miles. http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/676717392 Mick Heath 07712 524874 DIY picnic in Rosehaugh. Snack and craic afterwards in Fortrose Cafe 11:00 Past 
27 June 2015 rugby pitch car park, Bught, Inverness This is a flat seven mile cycle along the Caledonian Canal, starting at Tomnahurich Bridge and following the new towpath on the west side of the canal to Dochgarroch Lock. Sustrans Fun Ride - Family Ride John Davidson Details on this link: http://www.sustrans.org.uk/events/family-cycle-ride-inverness 10:00 Past 
19 July 2015 Beauly Square Strathconon Out via via Fairburn back via Contin about 40 miles Keith & Sarah Browne  10:00 Past 
9 August 2015 Velocity Café, Crown Ave.Inverness Culloden Battlefield Velocity Café's monthly social ride. Twenty mile route at an easy pace. Mick Heath 07712 524874 Tea stop at Culloden 11:00 Past 
23 August 2015 Raigmore community centre, Inverness Culloden Supermums family ride. 8 mile route along bike paths.  Mick Heath 07712524974 Very easy pace for children to ride. DIY picnic in Culloden 11:00 Past 
20 September 2015 North Kessock, near the old slipway (NH 6531 4793) Cromarty Out via Killen and Eathie and back via Jemimaville and Knockbain - 45 to 50 miles. Ian Collins 01463 234295 Moderately hilly 10:00 am Past 
22 November 2015 Dornoch Square The Pier Café, Lairg Out via Embo, Rogart to Lairg. Back via Falls of Shin, Bonar Bridge and Cuthill Links to Dornoch. Around 50 miles Mary Eagleson 01349 863787 eaglesonmary@aol.com Essential to bring lights but early start time should allow us to complete the loop in daylight. 09:30 Past 
19 December 2015 Velocity Café, Inverness South Loch Ness Mick and Sue's Birthday Rides - short and easy paced ride - returning to posh cakes in Velocity Mick Heath 07712 524874 Our median age will be 64.9. That's 40 miles in LSD. So we'll divide that in 2 and ride 20 miles. That's plenty in late December.  10:00 at Velocity Past 
24 January 2016 Culbokie Park NH611597 Cooper's Creek, Cromarty 15 miles to Cromarty direct, add more if weather allows Mary Eagleson 01349 863787  10:00 Past 
6 February 2016 ASDA INVERNESS carpark Daviot Dairy via Farr/Garbole Weather permitting - Essich – loch ashie – duntelchaig – farr – garbole – tomatin – The Dairy for lunch - return via Culloden - 42 miles approx - ice/snow might be an issue – We’ll be with children on tandems so pace will be slow(ish). Ian Meek 01463 229593 07780 965049  - ice/snow might be an issue so: If icy/snowy - - Essich – loch ashie – duntelchaig – loch Ruthven – strathnairn to - The Dairy for lunch – return via Culloden - 35 miles approx - and if that’s still not an option then we’ll make something up on the day. We’ll be with children on tandems so pace will be slow(ish). 10:00 Past 
19 March 2016 Farr Community Hall Foyers - Cameron's Tearoom Quiet lanes in South Loch Ness http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1008935591 Ken Naismith Meet at Farr Community Hall car park which is 2.5 miles from the A9 on the B851 Fort Augustus road just before Inverarnie ready for a prompt start at 10am. The route is 23.3 miles to our lunch stop at Camerons Tearoom near Foyers. The return is by a mainly different route of 17.8 miles.  10:00 Past 
10 April 2016 Beauly Square Cannich Going up the main Cannich road to coffee/lunch in the Hotel (forget its name) Back by the minor road and Kiltarlity, to Beauly.Coffee in the cafe.  Sue Henderson Contact number 07789303074  10:30 Past 
24 April 2016 Achnasheen Sheildaig Lochacarron,Sheildaig,Torridon Bob Hemingway (01463 741584) 60 miles, hilly, if you missed out on the etape come on this ride instead 10am Past 
1 May 2016 Fort Augustus, village car park Fort Augustus, Aberchalder, Laggan Locks 22 miles out-and-back ride along NCN78 (11m each way). Towpath and new cycle path along Loch Oich. Largely flat and traffic-free. Family ride. John Davidson john@bl6.co.uk 07980 836786 Family ride (trailers/tag-alongs) - v slow pace! MTB/hybrids/sturdy tourers recommended. 10:30 Past 
21 May 2016 ASDA, Slackbuie, Inverness Tomatin and Daviot A hilly ride over Essich and the Garbole Road to Tomatin, Moy and Daviot Mick Heath 07712 524874, mdmheath@aol.com DIY snack en-route, late lunch at Daviot Dairy, post ride cuppa in ASDA 10:00 Past 
27 August 2016 Chef's Grill, Newtonmore Grantown, Rothes, Dufftown, Tomintoul 200K Audax Event None (self led ride) Tel: Steve 01862 871136 Enter on AUK Pro Forma, free to Highland members 8.00 am Past 
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