Piper at Pedal for Scotland 2013

This morning I had an early start to watch start of the Pedal for Scotland event departing Glasgow Green. Key facts:

  • Largest bike ride event in Scotland attracting about 8000 participants.
  • About 7000 embarked on the 47 mile ride to Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh¬†with balance of about 800 joining the 110 mile Southern Uplands route.
  • Riders of all ages participated, from under ten years to seniors.
  • As will be evident from images below, a wide range of machines were in use.
  • The event benefit from dry weather and good visibility.
  • The riders had a rousing send off from a Piper.

Waiting for the off at Pedal for Scotland, Glasgow Green

Pedal for Scotland 2013 at Glasgow Green

Pedal for Scotland 2013

Pedal for Scotland 2013 at Glasgow Green

Pedal for Scotland 2013 at Glasgow Green

Pedal for Scotland 2013 at Glasgow Green

Bicycle for two at Pedal for Scotland 2013

Pedal for Scotland 2013, Glasgow

Pedal for Scotland 2013 at Glasgow Cross

Pedal for Scotland 2013

Here is video clip of cyclists departing Glasgow Green:

Here is a video clip of the cyclists passing Glasgow Cross:

 

 Overall, a well organised and well patronised event.

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