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Pedal the Park – Sun 24 April 2016

The first 3 riders return to Castle SemplePedal the Park takes place on Sunday 24 April 2016 at Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park.  It is an event featuring all things cycling with various ride options suitable for road and hand cyclists.

ONLINE ENTRY NOW LIVE through British Cycling



Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2015 Ride, here’s some photos from the day!

Info for Riders

ride63(AW)A friendly springtime event joining Ride 63 and Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park staff for a brand new start of season cycling festival suitable for riders.

Based at Castle Semple Visitor Centre, participants can choose from various rides including the classic from last year and a new longer, more challenging sportive! FREE to park & visit 10.00 – 16.00 hrs and cafe open from 08.00 hrs.

For training plans and tips see the ‘Insight Zone’ of the British Cycling website here.

Entry Fees and Rides through British Cycling Online Entry NOW LIVE!


Riders head out of Castle Semple car park


Pedal the Park Sportive
The 2016 event has two cycling Sportive options, the Classic 75km is there as well as a longer Challenge 100km alternative! Online entry now live – £15.

Exact route info has just been confirmed:Classic 75km  route here
Challenge 100km route here

Pedal the Park Mt Bike Ride
Ride not returning for 24th April 2016 although may become a separate event in the future. Register your interest by emailing

Pedal the Park Paracycle Ride
A specialist ride using our wide range of hand cycles, trikes and adapted bikes.  Online entry now live – £8.

The hand bike time trial start lineCyclists can sign-in on the day if there are still spaces however it would help the organisers if you do register in advance. Each activity will have staggered start times and a limited number of places.

Refreshments, toilets and mechanical assistance will be available at the start/finish point for all rides.

The Sportive will have a feed station and comfort stop en route just before the half way point, for your safety the route will be fully signed and marshaled at busy junctions.

The Hand Cycle Time Trial will be signed and marshaled at busy junctions.

Cycling past Loch Thom, north end of the Regional ParkAll finishers will receive a Certificate of Completion, a goodie bag plus the opportunity to join Ride 63 Community Cycling Club.


To guarantee your place, participants must pre-register. Register at the event page on the British Cycling website. You don’t need to be a member of British Cycling but must register (FREE) on their website to use online entry.

Postal entries will be accepted soon. Please make cheques payable to ‘Ride 63 Community Cycle Club’. Please download and complete the British Cycling Entry Form.

Online Entry Method – First come first served – link to online entry via British Cycling is now LIVE.

Please note that Ride 63 CCC are fundraising to develop more ‘off road’ cycling facilities in the area (basically OS sheet 63) and get more people benefitting from biking – all donations or sponsorship greatly appreciated.

CLIC Sargent Supporting JPEG£5 of the £15 entry fee will go to our charity partners CLIC Sargent who help children with cancer and their families. You can raise more money for CLIC Sargent or your own chosen or preferred charity by setting up your own online fundraising pages or using your own sponsorship form.

For further information please email

Event Organiser:
David Hill
c/o Castle Semple Visitor Centre
tel 01505 842 882 Ex 21

Event Location:
Castle Semple Visitor Centre
Lochlip Road
Renfrewshire PA12 4EA
tel 01505 842 882

Thanks to the following 2015 event partners and sponsors:

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