Introductory rides are starting again.
GMBC curious? Just getting back into riding? Fancy a chilled out ride? Then introductory rides are for you!
Wednesdays 7pm at Bearsden and Milngavie Sports Club located here . We’ll head out for between an 1hr 30min – 2hrs at the pace of the slowest rider for a social ride on good trails (think trail centre blue). Tea and biscuits/beer afterwards.
All you need is a well maintained off road suitable bike, a spare tube, pump and multi-tool and some enthusiasm. Remember: no-helmet, no ride!
If you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org, post below or on Facebook. A current GMBCer will be on hand at each ride to
bore you senseless with terrible patter provide information/advice about the club and mountain biking…
See you on the trails.
Midweek club rides start from Milngavie & Bearsden Sports Club (see map below). Routes and duration vary to suit the conditions. Tea, biscuits, changing facilities and bike wash are available afterwards. We have three mid-week rides to choose from:
- 7.00pm on Tuesdays
- 7.45pm on Wednesdays
- 7.00pm on Wednesdays (Introductory Ride)
The Access Officer at East Dunbartonshire Council has forwarded this on (see attached programme). There is a Great Outdoors festival being held across East and West Dunbartonshire, the Campsies and the Kilpatricks between 30th August and 7th September. Details of events are on the programme. Perhaps most notably fro GMBC there is a Path Repair Day at Mugdock Country Park on Saturday 30th August, 10am – 12pm…
Size 56cm, 2012 model, black and red and in mint condition. Comes with matching fork, 3T bars, stem and post, and fizik saddle. Also has an ultegra 6700 front mech and ultegra BB installed, both of which have done less than 500 miles.
This bike is not mine, it’s a good friends, I’m posting it up here for him. Pics available, Reply either here, to my email address in profile, or more preferably to his – gordon778 AT msn.com.
Looking for £750, based in Kilmarnock, but will be flexible for postage.
If anyone fancies it, I’m meeting some folks at Logie Kirk, 7pm on tuesday. Nice singletrack climb up through the woods, up and down Dumyat, and some cracking descending too. Weather looks good, probably shouldn’t have typed that…
I’ve just added this ride to the calender. Post in the calender link if you fancy it.
Selling my beloved Trek – Top Fuel – 2012
Will post up photos and spec shortly.
Let me know if anyone out there is interested.
Hi. I have 1 spare ticket for the Commonwealth Games MTB event at Cathkin Braes (Tue 29th, 11am to 4:30pm). £15 (face value) and it’s yours, first come, first served. To reserve the ticket either post up on the club website, email me or phone/text (contact details on the club members page).
Lots of punctures, a broken chain and some mysterious blood trails – all part of the summertime epic that was this week’s Ben Lomond ride. We had an amazing night of weather with amazing views over towards Argyll and with the good breeze the midges were kept at bay until we got back to the car park. The usual rocky descent didn’t disappoint with drainage ditches and tight switchbacks to negotiate. It was great to see some new and old members out riding – glad you enjoyed it. Here’s a link to some more of the photos:
Ben Lomond photos
With the Commonwealth Games in full flow, here’s a few photos of the Queen’s Baton Relay event at the club hall last weekend.
Queen’s Baton Relay photos
Hi folks. There’s been a request from the hall that we do not use the main car park closest to the hockey pitches, the one with the bike wash. So if you’re doing a local ride tomorrow (or any night from now on) please bear this in mind. The other parking areas are fine to use although there has been some space put aside temporarily to accommodate Commonwealth Games visitors so the overflow car park maybe be busier than usual.
Stab in the dark here. I’ve bought a set of Elixer 3 brakes off Ebay for the bike I’m building up for my daughter. They have however, come with the matchmaker clamps which are incompatible with the shifters I have. I know plenty have had Elixers but have swapped them for something else. I was wondering if anybody would like to swap their standard clamps for the matchmakers that I have. Alternatively I would be happy to buy the clamps.