Summer club ride times

Below is an outline of the regular rides. Unless otherwise stated, rides meet at the Cabin, Main Street, Kilmaurs – next door to the Premier store / opposite the Stag & Thistle.

Wednesday MTB rides will tour the collection of well-known off-road destinations in Ayrshire, including Irvine Beach Park, Eglinton Park, Craufurdland, Lanfine Estate, Shewalton Woods.  Riders must wear helmets and bring lights.

The club’s internal TT competition is held on the first Monday of each month at various locations.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, road rides for those wanting a more formal structured ride. Riders are expected to be able to ride in group formation at a constant pace which is determined on the night in accordance with the capabilities of those riders present. Leave from the Cabin in Kilmaurs at 7.30pm.   Tuesday routes are decided on the night. For a full programme of Wednesday routes, skip to the bottom of this page.

On Thursdays, there is a more leisurely  road ride, aimed at those who just want a relaxing informal evening on their bike.  Leaves from the Cabin at 7.30pm.

Marine Drive, Irvine, on Thursday nights.  Road riding in which riders challenge one another on the fast seaside circuit.  Riders ride in small chain gang groups according to speed and ability.  Meet at the Cabin at 7pm or at Marine Drive at 7.30pm.  Be prepared to work hard.

Saturday Road Ride  Start 10.00am, meet outside the Cabin. A social ride with a café stop. Riders should be able to maintain 14mph+. Distance 20-50 miles depending on various factors. Don’t forget money for the café!

Please note helmets are mandatory on all club rides.

Wednesday Road Ride Schedule

Route 1 – Dundonald Hill/Langholm Hill Route – Kilmaurs – Knockentiber – Gatehead – Dundonald – Dundonald Hill – Loans – Troon Coast – Rugby Club – Langholm – Dundonald – Drybridge – Dreghorn Rbt – Perceton – Cunninghamhead –
Route 2 – Uplawmoor Route – Kilmaurs – Standalane – Stewarton – Uplawmoor – Lugton –Dunlop – Aitket Road – Torranyard – Kilmaurs
Route 3 – Galston Route – Kilmaurs – Kilmarnock – Moscow – Galston – Sorn Hill – Ayr Road – Kilmarnock – Gatehead – Crosshouse – Kilmaurs
Route 4 – Kilwinning Route – Kilmaurs – Cunninghamhead – Benslie – Eglinton Park – Kilwinning – Marine Drive – Loans – Troon – Gatehead – Crosshouse – Kilmaurs
Route 5 – Barmill Reverse Route – Kilmaurs – Standalane – Stewarton – Aitket Road – Burnhouse – Barmill – Kilwinning – Cunninghamhead – Kilmaurs
Route 6 – Old Glasgow Road, A77 Route – Kilmaurs – Standalane – Stewarton – Old Glasgow Road – A77 – Kilmaurs
Route 7 – Eaglesham Moor Reverse Route – Kilmaurs – A77 – Mearnskirk – Eaglesham – Eaglesham Moor – A77 – Kilmaurs
Route 8 – Monkton Route – Kilmaurs – Knockentiber – Crosshouse – Gatehead – Bogend Toll – A719 – Monkton – Troon – Irvine – Drybridge – Dreghorn – Irvine – Cunninghamhead – Kilmaurs
Route 9 – Hurlford Route – Kilmaurs – Ford at Dean Park – New Farm – Moscow – past Loudoun Academy – Hurlford – Kilmarnock – Earlston – Gatehead – Crosshouse – Knockentiber – Kilmaurs
Route 10 – Symington/Dundonald Hill Route – Kilmaurs – Crosshouse – Gatehead – Symington – Dundonald – Dundonald Hill – Loans – Drybridge – Cunninghamhead – Kilmaurs
Route 11 – Craigie Hill Route – Kilmaurs – Knockentiber – Crosshouse – Gatehead – Earlston – Caprington – Craigie Road (Craigie Hill) – along the A719 – Crossroads – Galston – Loudoun Academy – past Moscow – turn as if heading back to New Farm – Waterslap, past Craufurdland – B7038 – Glasgow Road – Western Road – Kilmaurs Road – Kilmaurs.

Wed 12th July – Route 7 – Eaglesham Moor Route
Wed 19th July –Route 10 – Symington/Dundonald Hill Route
Wed 26th July – Route 9 – Hurlford Route
Wed 2nd Aug – Route 5 – Barmill Reverse Route
Wed 9th Aug – Route 1 – Dundonald Hill/Langholm Hill Route
Wed 16th Aug – Route 6 – Old Glasgow Road/A77 Route
Wed 23rd Aug – Route 11 – Craigie Hill Route
Wed 30th Aug – Route 2 – Uplawmoor Route
Wed 6th Sept – Route 4 – Kilwinning Route
Wed 13th Sept – Route 8 – Monkton Route
Wed 20th Sept – Route 7 – Eaglesham Moor Route
Wed 27th Sept – Route 3 – Galston Route