Try Cycling

Easy-paced rides aimed at beginners or those who have not been in the saddle for a whileThe rides, organized by Grampian CTC (formerly Cyclists’ Touring Club, now known as ‘Cycling UK’)  and Aberdeen Cycle Forum, visit various places of interest such as ancient cairns, march stones, churches, bird hides, and local beauty spots. All are welcome, but they are aimed at beginners and those who have not been in the saddle for a while

  • Experienced cycle trainers on all rides
  • Families welcome (but see important note below)
  • Start at 10.00 am, with a cafe stop on the ride, returning before lunch.

The rides are on Saturdays and  Sundays throughout the year, the meeting point varying between Duthie Park (at the pond off Riverside Drive), Hazelhead Park (Groats Road entrance) and Seaton Park (at the car park on Don St.). Details can be found by looking for the “Try Cycling” entries for the relevant month on the Runs List page of the CTC Grampian website.

Important Note : For insurance reasons all children under 18, need written parental permission. Those turning up as a family can just sign a form available on the day Unaccompanied 13 – 17 years olds will need to bring this with them, contact us for more details of whats required