News & Events

Cycle Tourism Industry Survey

In June 2014, the Scottish Cycle Tourism Forum (SCTF) in conjunction with Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS) commissioned a leisure cycling Industry Survey. Over 160 businesses shared their views on the sector, and the opportunities for, and barriers to future growth. An infograph summary … Read more…

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Aviva becomes title sponsor of the Tour of Britain

Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer, has announced it is taking on the title sponsorship of the most prestigious male and female professional cycling road races in Britain. The races will be renamed the Aviva Tour of Britain and the Aviva … Read more…

Electric bike hire now here

E-motion bikes are now offering electric bike hire in the Tweed Valley.  Top quality bikes can be hired from the Peebles Hydro Hotel, MacDonald Cardrona Hotel, the Traquair Arms and the Tontine Hotel.  Enjoy the scenery whilst pedalling not panting! … Read more…

MTB British Marathon Championships

Selkirk MTB Marathon will once again play host to the MTB British Marathon Championships on Saturday 2 May 2015.  More details can be found on the event listing here.

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Wooler Wheel 2015 events

The Wooler Wheel is a series of cycling challenges in Northumberland and in the Scottish Borders.  A range of distances and challenges are on offer throughout the year.  More details can be found in the events section of this site … Read more…

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Tour o’ the Borders 2015

It’s back.  Sunday 9 August on closed roads. More to follow. Keep an eye on the event site.

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TweedLove 2015

The dates for TweedLove 2015 will be Sunday 17 May until Sunday 31 May. Within the above dates the following events are confirmed: Skinny Tweed Sportive – Sunday 17 May Peebles Sprint & Family Ride – Tuesday 19 May Glentress … Read more…

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Guardian Article

Why two wheels are a good idea when visiting the Tweed Valley.  Joanne O’Connor of The Guardian features a great escape here

Events listing