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New Start Rides

Do you want to try group riding?  Are you considering joining a cycling club? 


Dunfermline Cycling Club run a beginners group ride open to non-members. The ride will be guided so riders can relax, learn new skills, build confidence on the road and get to know members of the club.  The ride will start with a bike check and some tips on how to ride on the road in a group. This is a social ride so no riders will be left behind and the group will ride at the pace of the slowest rider. You'll be in the company of experienced riders and members who joined the club through this initiative.


When: 09:30am

Where: West Fife Cycleway, off William Street, Dunfermline

Route: Usually out to Muircot Farm Shop and back via quiet roads and cycle paths. A typical route can be viewed here  -

Distance: circa 28 miles


Equipment required:

  • Roadworthy bike

  • Helmet

  • Mobile phone 

  • Your emergency contact details

  • Tools

  • Spare tube

  • Water bottle

  • Money for the café 


For Covid-19 contact tracing, you must pre-book for this activity using the "Book Your Place" button at the bottom of this page. If you are not already a British Cycling member, you will need to register on the British Cycling website at no cost.

If you find you cannot attend, remember to remove your booking to keep the register accurate and free a space for another rider.  


COVID-19 Regulations

Riders should follow appropriate social distancing rules, before the activity, during the activity, during any stops and after the activity.

If you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms of COVID-19 DO NOT RIDE and if you have attended a club activity and developed symptoms, you should follow the Scottish Government’s ‘Test and Protect’ guidelines, which can be read on the website.

You must also immediately self isolate and request a test right away.

As a reminder, the current corona virus symptoms are as follows:

  • A new continuous cough

  • A high temperature

  • A loss or change in taste or smell

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