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Pedal for Scotland MadeBrave™ Team Challenge- The ultimate team building day out in the saddle!

Posted: 21st August 2015

Scotland’s biggest bike event, Pedal for Scotland, returns on 6th September and promises to be the best yet.

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In partnership with MadeBrave creative agency, Pedal for Scotland is proud to present the Team Challenge, a bespoke VIP event package tailored to workplaces and businesses of all sizes.

The MadeBrave Team Challenge gives companies the chance to enjoy either the Classic Challenge 50 mile ride or the Big Belter 110 mile ride together as a team. Starting at Glasgow Green and finishing up at the iconic Murrayfield stadium, you and your workmates can enjoy the ride along with thousands of others,  with extra VIP benefits including transport and bag transfer, queue jump for catering, VIP finishers lounge, team photos, prizes and more!

Sign up with your colleagues now for the perfect team building experience that you’ll never forget!

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CLASSIC CHALLENGE – 50 MILES

Our 50 Mile Team Challenge gives companies the chance to enjoy our Classic Challenge Ride, which is now in it’s 17th year, together as a team. Cycling from Glasgow to Edinburgh, you and your fellow riders will enjoy the route with some special added benefits – including a queue jump at the start of the race, priority lunch queuing for corporate riders to fuel up with snacks and catch up with their team at stops throughout the ride and hospitality and access to showers and changing at Murrayfield Stadium on completion of the ride. It’s the perfect team building experience that you’ll never forget!

THE ROUTE

The ride’s huge popularity is due to the combination of a great route* that uses a mixture of closed roads, quiet back roads and cycle paths and the fact that it takes in Scotland’s two largest cities via stunning countryside. It’s the perfect challenge for both regular cyclists and those who haven’t cycled in a while – a few weeks training is enough to get in shape.

There are rest stops around every ten miles serving free refreshments, plus a free lunch at the beautiful Linlithgow Palace, topped off with entertainment and activities in Edinburgh, making for the perfect active day out for groups of friends, family or work mates. Transport can also be booked to get you and your bike to the start at Glasgow Green, or home from the finish line at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh.

 

BIG BELTER – 110 MILES

The Pedal for Scotland Big Belter is a ride of 110 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh. The ride uses the same start and finish points as the Classic Challenge ride, but takes a completely separate route, meaning you get the buzz of Scotland’s biggest bike event on a quieter route designed for road cyclists. The transport service will serve Big Belter riders too, meaning there is an easy and hassle free way to get you and your bike to the start in Glasgow Green, or back home from Edinburgh at the finish.

THE ROUTE

The route takes riders through the Southern Uplands and into Edinburgh passing through 7 local authorities and incorporating the best sections of numerous Scottish cycle racing circuits, including the A77 10 Mile Time Trial, sections of the Moscow APR and the Strathaven Anderside Classic, incorporating steep climbs around Muirkirk and undulating stretches across wild moorland. The Big Belter is a much more challenging ride for keen road cyclists.

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