The 2013 Highland Perthshire Ccyling Festival will be its 5th year, it is run by the local Highland Perthshire Cycling Group. Keep an eye out for further details on http://www.highlandperthshirecycling.co.uk/events/festival
The Highland Perthshire Cycling Festival was set up as a direct result of Etape Caledonia, Britain's first closed road cycle event taking place on 81 miles of Highland Perthshire roads.
On the Saturday of Etape Caledonia weekend the BIG Day Cycling Festival has developed in to a very popular and well attended event.
YOU Tube video of the BIG Day at Aberfeldy to give you an idea of what happens.
Latest on the Highland Perthshire Cycling Festival 2013.
Saturday 4th – Saturday 11th May 2012
Various venues in Highland Perthshire.
The Highland Perthshire Cycling Festival will be taking place in the run up to the Etape Caledonia. HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE CYCLING are very excited to have a huge range of events and activities running from Saturday 4th May to Saturday 11th. Check the website for more information on all events http://www.highlandperthshirecycling.co.uk/events/festival. In 2013 the Festival will have a mountain bike enduro, kids races, guided road and off road rides, downhill mtb uplift evening, a film night (you are invited to submit a cycling film you’ve made to be shown, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info), fun days, plus lots more. One of the highlights of the Festival is the BIG Day, held in Victoria Park in Aberfeldy from 11 - 4pm on Saturday 11th May. This will have lots of try outs, races, demos, stalls, funny bikes, food and more! More details to be announced, keep your eyes peeled on http://www.highlandperthshirecycling.co.uk/events/festival or join us on Facebook or Twitter for all the latest. Entry is free for the BIG Day and loads of other events are donations only or competitively priced. Come along and be part of the most exciting Cycle Festival in the UK!
For further information on cycling in Highland Perthshire, including accommodation providers and other attractions visit http://www.cyclehighlandperthshire.com/default.aspx or http://www.highlandperthshirecycling.co.uk/
Says:- Kat Brown, Development Officer/Cycle Trainer for Highland Perthshire Cycling
Here are some of the events that have taken place in previous years:-
Progression Bikes, Dunkeld Cycle Fun Day
An opportunity to try out our new cycle course and obstacle course. Coaching, Bikes to hire and Uplifts in Craigvinean.
Tay Titans Highland Perthshire Event, Dunkeld
A youth event for clubs from across Scotland with great prizes and lots of fun.
Highland Safaris Cycle Fun Day, Dull, near ABerfeldy
Time trial on skills loop, Drop at the Top Safaris, obstacle course, funny bikes and Dr Bike with BBQ.
Womens Cycle Workshop, Dull, near Aberfeldy
Run by Mission WOW, a day workshop for women to improve skills and confidence.
All ability Cycling event
An opportunity for people with disabilities and learning disabilities to have a go at cycling with plenty of adapted bikes to have a go on.
Tay Titans Fun Night , Dunkeld
Tay Titans youth club event for parents and the community with races, activities, refreshments
By Cycle Ride from Rannoch Station to Pitlochry
A supported ride with transport to the start.
Aberfeldy Cubs get cycling!
Aberfeldy Beavers cycling workshop
Young people’s Cyclo X event, Abefeldy
After school event for local kids
Nutrition talk and film night
The BIG Day with Graeme Obree and the Clan with headline sponsor, Aberfeldy.
Community, family cycle event in Aberfeldy. Free and fun.
Cycling Polo competition, Aberfeldy - With local and celebrity teams
Graeme Obree talk and film, Aberfeldy
Marie Curie Etape Caledonia Bike Race, starting in Pitlochry
81 mile bike race on closed roads with lots of opportunity for spectators.