Do you need to be a paid up member to try your first few rides with the club?  Absolutely not.  We welcome new riders to come and give the club rides a few goes.  If you like it then GMBC offers a great benefits package in conjunction with our principle sponsors, Dales Cycles.

GMBC offers you the chance to learn about and ride some fantastic trails every week on weekdays, evenings, and weekends. But there’s more!

  • A new sponsorship package with our principle sponsor, Dales Cycles – see below for more details
  • Take advantage of subsidised courses, to date including bike maintenance, first aid, and navigation skills
  • Bike wash & tea & biscuits available after local mid-week rides
  • Subsidised club clothing from Endura & Pactimo
  • Full member access to the GMBC website to post rides & discussions with fellow members
  • Use of the club’s YHA group membership card to get a discount on accommodation at hundreds of YHA hostels across the UK (minimum group size is 5).  To make use of this please contact
  • Pick up new skills without signing up for expensive courses
  • Ride trails across the whole of Scotland with experienced and knowledgeable riders
  • Meet new people into all types of cycling at social events and weekends away


Dales Cycles (established over 100 years ago) has teamed up with Glasgow’s oldest, original and best mountain bike club, GMBC!  So what’s in a partnership between two Glasgow cycling stalwarts?  Check this list of exclusive member GMBC benefits from our new sponsor, Dales Cycles.

  • An exclusive discount rate on bikes & accessories in store
  • An exclusive discounted rate on workshop services
  • Exclusive access to demo bikes and equipment
  • Exclusive maintenance courses & in-store talks
  • Mechanical support from Cytech mechanics at official GMBC events
  • Access to Dales Cycles event day equipment
  • Access to Dales Cycles’ staff specifically allocated to the club


Tell Me More…..

If you want to know more about the club then have a read of our About Us page


….Or Come And Join Us!

Feel free to join us for a couple of rides before signing up.  For general queries about the club please drop us a line at info[AT]

If you want to join GMBC then the subscriptions for this year (period is 1 January to 31 December) are:

  • £15 for new members, full-time students and non-Glasgow residents (living outside 25miles of Glasgow)
  • £25 for existing members (early bird discount of £20 during January 2017)

To sign up please follow the instructions on our Membership Application page.  Once completed you will be given a login for the webpage.

For any membership queries please contact us at membership[AT]

The Small Print

  • GMBC is affiliated to Scottish Cycling.
  • The club constitution can be found here.
  • The club data privacy policy can be found here.

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