• ride the north cycle sportive 2016
  • charity cycle event
  • cycle in the grampian highlands

Ride the North is a two day, 175 mile cycle challenge through the beautiful scenery of the Grampian Highlands in the North of Scotland.

Booking for 2016 is now closed.

Cycle Between Rhynie & Invernesscycle between aberdeen and inverness
This is a supported ride, with mechanical support, support vehicles, signposting, lunches, mobile coffee stops, refreshments, luggage transfer and of course all the encouragement you will need. All this, along with an event cycling jersey is included in the fee of £135.
It’s not a race, it’s a challenge for allits not a race
There has been a remarkable boom in cycling over recent years and the North East of Scotland boasts some truly wonderful cycling experiences. RIDE the NORTH is not a race, but rather a challenge ride for cyclists of all abilities.
RtN working with local charitiesRide the North working with local charities
Since 2011 Ride the North and participant cyclists have raised around £750,000 for local charities. We are delighted to have The Sandpiper Trust as our 2015 partner charity who help to save lives in rural Scotland.

The route for 2016

Day 1 : Rhynie to Invernessride rhynie to inverness84 miles

The Day One route through the foothills of the Cairngorms is likely to feature The Cabrach, Dufftown, Glenlivet, Tomintoul, Bridge of Brown, Lochindorb, Dulsie Bridge & Cawdor. The ride is planned to finish at Culloden, just to the east of Inverness from where there will be shuttle buses to reach Inverness city centre.

Day 2 : Inverness to Rhynieinverness to ryhnie90 miles

Day Two will start at Culloden on the east side of Inverness, with the plan being to head towards Brodie, Forres, Elgin, Garnmouth, Fochabers, Maggieknockater, finishing with the climb over The Cabrach and the descent into Rhynie.

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