Links

There are many fantastic resources for cycling in Scotland. Below are just a few!

Sustrans National Cycle Network:
Sustrans NCN Map - Map of the National Cycle Network - quieter roads and greenways for more pleasant cycling!

Cycling Organisations:
Sustrans Scotland - UK based charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle.
Cycling Scotland - Lots of free cycling courses available from them, including Essential Cycling Skills. These courses are great if you need to boost your confidence or develop your skills.
Spokes - Lothian based cycling campaign group. Lots of great information about cycling in Edinburgh on their website.

Cycling Groups:
Cycling Edinburgh - Database of organised rides around Edinburgh.
Livingston 20 Milers - Open cycling group in Livingston for longer rides.
Belles on Bikes - Female cycling group in Edinburgh.

Cycling Campaign Groups
Edinburgh Critical Mass - Monthly group cycle around Edinburgh with a party vibe, promoting awareness of cyclists.
Pedal on Parliament - Campaign group and annual mass cycle to the Scottish Parliament to promote cycling.

Bicycle Workshops / Shops:
Social BIKE - Free bicycle workshop spaces around Edinburgh for working on your bike.
The Wee Spoke Hub at The Shrub - A small community run bicycle workshop, free to use and with lots of friendly volunteers to help you with your mechanical woes!
The Bike Station - Reconditioned bicycle shop and training space in central Edinburgh.

Other Useful Links:
Bike Register - The National Cycle Database - Free, police approved registration for your bicycle to protect against theft.
ETA Cycling Insurance - Ethical cycling insurance.
Just Eat Cycle Hire - New fleet bike scheme from Transport for Edinburgh. Rent bikes all over the city from £3.00 per day!