Glasgow Cycling Festival

See you there for fun times all week!

Over the week events will include -

Saturday 19th June
Event – It’s the longest day of the year so let’s go for a cycle tour of sun-drenched Beer Gardens and cafes of Glasgow.
Time - 12.00pm – 10.00pm
Details - Start point is Big Slope and follow route via Google Map locations. We will try to stick to route and times but a number will be supplied to find out our location.
Cost - £FREE

Sunday 20th June
Event - Afternoon Ride Out with free Sandwiches from the amazing Piece. We have 25 free sandwiches for first faces to appear.
Time - 1.00pm for a few hours.
Details - Meet at Piece on Argyle Street to pick up sandwiches, and then follow route TBC. Will be about 20 relatively flat miles.
Cost - £FREE

Monday 21st
Day off – rest those legs.

Tuesday 22nd

Event - Fixed Beer - Drinks, food, ride, talk about week ahead.
Time - 6pm - late
Details - Meet at Big Slope. Go for a ride on a route that is determined there and then. Return to Big Slope for drinks, food and random chat.
Cost - £FREE

Wednesday 23rd June
Event - Cycle Cinema
Time - 7.00pm – late
Details - Eastvale Place railway arch will be a mini cycle cinema for the night. We will be showing some…. you guessed it, films about bikes.
There will also be a bicycle swap shop too. Bring your old parts, bits and pieces and exchange them for other parts. Doesn’t strictly need to be bike related. E.g. parts, accessories, clothing, magazines, books, films, art, etc. Lets keep this swap on so no money should change hands. Get there early to dump any stuff. Simple. Cheap beers on the go too!
Cost - £4 – Pay on the door.

Thursday 24th June
Event – Hill Climb
Time – 8.00pm
Details – Lung busting race up the winding paths in Kelvingrove Park. Further details to be announced online.
Cost - £2. Pay up on arrival. Spoke card will be issued.
Prizes – YES!

Event - Twilight Ride (weather permitting)
Time - 10.00pm
Details – We will be leaving from Kelvingrove Park, after Hill climb, on leisurely ride around the city.
Cost - £FREE

Friday 25th June
Event - Urban Keirin hosted by Westcoast Messengers
Time - TBC
Details – A Japanese Keirin race style event, but on the mean streets of Glasgow, at night. Not for the faint-hearted but great fun. Come along and spectate even if you’re not entering.
Cost - £3. Purchase online or on the night. Spoke card/tickets will be issued to riders after paying. No spoke card, no ride.
Prizes – YES!

Event – Alleycat race
Time –TBC
Details – A checkpoint race around the city. Half treasure hunt, half time trial. Fast and fun. Start at TBC
Cost - £3. Purchase online or on the night. Spoke card/tickets will be issued to riders after paying. No spoke card, no ride.
Prizes – YES!

Saturday 26th June
Event - City Cycle Scavenge - Basically a treasure hunt, on a bike, in the city
Time - 7.00pm
Details - Start point – Kelvingrove park fountain.
Cost - £3. Pay up on arrival. Spoke card and scavenge pack will be issued at that point.
Prizes – YES!

Event – PARTY!
Time – 10pm – LATE
Details – Eastvale place arch being turned into a bike party – Subcity Soundsystem, bikes, drinks and good times.
Cost -£4

Sunday 27th June
Event – BBQ
Time - 3.00pm – late
Details - Closing party with BBQ. Bike games and prize giving for the week’s events.
Burnbank Bowling Green. Prey for sunshine! If not, we’ll just go inside and drink from the very cheap bar!
Cost - £FREE