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This ride is weather dependent. Bring lights (as well as all the usual kit – helmet, water, spares, appropriate clothing etc). You may also want to consider knee/elbow pads. Some of the descents are steeper than the usual local trails.
Meeting at the car park near the Macrobert Theatre/arts centre on the Stirling University campus (NB: the Google map pin doesn’t quite show the right location, maybe best follow the signs once you’re on campus). 7pm is a prompt start time as we don’t have a lot of time but I didn’t want to start it earlier to give folks a chance to get through from Glasgow after work.
Is this ride for you? It’s steep up & down in places. Sometimes rocky, sometimes narrow. The bits in-between the steeper stuff are more undulating and typically wider, more open. I’ve graded the ride as red overall but it definitely has some black sections on it. They can be walked but we’ll need to keep a constant pace in order to have time to enjoy a good sunset (hopefully) and ride down safely.
Sorry if it’s short notice but Barry and I are heading over to Stirlingshire to ride Dumyat & the surroundings. Details on the event page for the ride…….
A couple of Sunday’s ago a group of us headed to Stirling for a play on Dumyat & surroundings, here’s what happened….. Continue reading