Cycling



Professional cyclists pedalling north as the Tour of Britain heads to Scotland

26th April 2021

The Tour of Britain is heading to Scotland this year with two stages set to be held north of the border. The Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest professional cycling race, is not only returning to Scotland for the 2021 edition in September, but finishing in the city of Aberdeen, with two stages north of ...


Pedalling through the pandemic

9th January 2021

Sports reporter Claire explores different ways we can venture on cycling holidays. The Covid-19 lockdown caused an explosion in bicycle sales, increasing cycling in the UK by as much as 200%. This means that the concept of a cycling holiday, or bicycle touring as it is otherwise known, is certainly one that will attract many ...


Kelvin Way to partially re-open with pop-up cycle path and attractive planters

29th September 2020

Roads are also set to operate under a one-way system. Part of Kelvin Way will be reopening to traffic by Tuesday 29 September, providing access to Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery. As well as a one-way motor vehicle system, a new pop-up cycle lane will be introduced alongside the traffic with attractive planters dividing them. ...


ScottishPower E-bikes are free to ride Tuesday 22 September

21st September 2020

World Car-Free Day hits Glasgow in order to reduce emissions. Sponsored by Scottish Power, nextbike is offering free hour-long rides on their bikes on  22  September.  To use this free offer, people will need to enter the code “Carfree1hr” in their nextbike rental app. Each customer can redeem the voucher once. People are being encouraged ...


Glasgow’s free cycle hire extended to spring 2021

8th September 2020

This announcement comes as figures reveal cycling rates have spiked from last year. Glasgow City Council has announced the free cycle hire programme has been extended to spring 2021. Since June, Glasgow’s cycle hire service has offered people 30 minutes of free bike hire for a two month period. For casual cyclists, the scheme provides ...