Cycling Links

Website by Andy Preece
Go Bike! Strathclyde Cycle Campaign For all your cycle campaigning needs in and around Glasgow go to Go Bike! Strathclyde Cycle Campaign.

Get free leaflets about cycling by telephoning Glasgow City Council on 0141 287 9171 (International +44 141 287 9171). See also the Highway Code for Cyclists, road signs and BBC Travel News.

Enjoy pictures of cycle lanes in Edinburgh, Warrington and Brighton, then read The Cycle Campaign Network's Campaign for High Standards.

Suggestions on routes for cycle rides in North Lanarkshire, including the main official cycle routes. More cycle routes and rides in Central Scotland are at Short Scottish Cycle Runs, Bikely and Cycle Route. Cycle routes in Fife are detailed at Fife Cycleways, around Ayrshire at Ayrshire Paths, while for the Borders and Lothians see Cycle Routes - SE Scotland & NE England. If that isn't enough, see Long distance bicycle touring in the UK.

Information on cycling in Glasgow is provided by John Ireland.

Cycle campaigning in Edinburgh is done by Spokes.

Cycle paths and routes that form part of the National Cycle Network are done by Sustrans.

Cycling for sport is dealt with by Scottish Cyclists' Union.

More cycling information can be found at Cycling Scotland and another Cycling Scotland.

See how to do stuff with Traffic Advisory Leaflets. For instance, see how to do contra-flow cycle lanes.

Maps of various parts of the UK, designed especially for use by cyclists, can be purchased from CycleCity Guides. Online maps are listed at Cyclemaps.com and Cyclemaps.org.uk.

Get car-free at Carfree.com, Carfree Times and A to B Magazine.

Rules covering taking bikes on trains are laid out at National Rail. For details of buses that can carry bikes see Bikes and Public Transport.

For times and fares of the Yoker - Renfrew and Gourock - Kilcreggan - Helensburgh ferries (which carry bikes for free) go to Strathclyde Passenger Transport.

Times of buses to and from Wheelcraft at Clachan of Campsie are found in these timetables.

Take to the rails at Dressin.

There are plenty of news stories relating to cycling at Velo Vision.

Lastly, remember bikes are better when bought from bike shops than from supermarkets.

Dirty Diesel Hotline

Ring 020 8665 0885 or 01506 445 216 (the Vehicle Inspectorate Enforcement Agency) to report on any smoky diesel you see. Be ready to give location, vehicle registration number, vehicle type and distinguishing marks if possible.

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