Welcome to Hervélo - Scottish Cycling Club of the Year 2010. We are a cycling club in the Edinburgh area which offers a wide range of rides for a wide range of abilities : if you would like to join us in 2013, here is some guidance on the type of bike suitable for each ride.
Mudhoneys - for those who like getting dirty (and off track) on mountainbikes.
Skinnies - for the roadies among you (for road bikes and skinny tyres : hybrids not recommended). Early season easy rides are 20/30 miles on flattish terrain. Intermediate rides are around 40/50 miles with hills. Longer rides are 50+ miles at a faster pace (14-16 mph), with fewer stops and breaks, particularly suitable for training for events (or the racers among you!). Hill training rides are shorter but involve several climbs. For beginners road rides, see Skinny Leisure rides.
Leisure rides - for those building their confidence/looking to commute and ready for rides around 10-20 miles, mostly on cycle paths and quiet roads, suitable for MTB and hybrid bikes, not well suited for road bikes/skinny tyres
Skinny Leisure rides - Road rides at a more leisurely pace over shorter distances (20 miles, building up to more over the season) around 9-10mph, and suitable for hybrid and road bikes.
Trihoneys - for some running, swimming and cycling
Rusties - for those who are finding their wheel for the first time
or revisiting them after a break, on traffic-free cycle paths, usually suitable for all bikes. Rides last around 1 hour, up to 10 miles.
Herrvélo - our men's section, for road/MTB rides and day trips
This page is currently under construction - we're all out riding! - but have a look around and get in touch.
Check out What's On and come along for a ride!
End of Season Awards Night
Thursday November 28th
Alpine Bikes, Stockbridge, 7-9pm
Headlines >> new rides added for 2013 - check out "What's on" page
Headlines » Ride Cancellations : rarely, some rides may have to be cancelled. For Wednesday Mudhoney rides, a decision on cancellation will be made by 1pm on each Wednesday, and this web page might have news of the cancellation, but please also check our facebook page. For Saturday or Sunday Skinny/Leisure/Rusty rides, a decision will be made an hour before the start time and a cancellation notice will be put on facebook.
Hervélo buffs now in stock!
available to members and non-members, hervélo buffs, £15, with a selection of three sizes. Sizing information at :
or please email firstname.lastname@example.org to order your buff!