GENERAL INFORMATION

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Arrival

There is car parking (at owner’s risk) at the start in Dock Park, Dumfries, DG1 2PX

A big group arriving in lots of cars? Ask permission of the manager to use the Halfords car park beside the start. Permission was granted for the 2018 event.

 

Train stations

Dumfries

Sanquhar

Kirkconnel

New Cumnock

Girvan

Barrhill

Stranraer

 

For those of you arriving from Northern Ireland the route passes just 6 miles from the Cairnryan Ferry Terminal, so you may wish not to bring your car over. Stena were supporters of the 2018 event.

Bike Shops 

For repairs and spares. Some may also hire bikes or electric bikes.

 

Dumfries

Halfords (supported 2018 event) DG2 7DA   01387 267 118 

Frothy Bike Co (supported 2019 ride) DG1 2RX   01387 248 770

Electric Bike Hire (supported 2019 ride) Opening soon.

G & G Cycle Centre DG1 1BY   01387 259 483

DG2 Wheels DG2 9AB   01387 256 808

Solway Cycles DG1 3EQ   01387 252 217

Kirkpatrick Cycles DG1 2JG   01387 254 011

 

Castle Douglas / Dalbeattie

CD Cycles DG7 1EA   01556 504 542

Studio Velo DG7 1DE   01556 503 069

MPG Cycles DG5 4DP   01556 610 659

 

Newton Stewart

The Breakpad (supported 2018 event) DG8 7BE   01671 401 303

Kirkcowan Cycles DG8 6DA   01671 401 529

 

Stranraer

NakCycles DG9 7HJ   07596 634 099

 

Girvan

Ayrshire Motorpart Ltd KA26 0AE   01465 713 410

 

Drumlanrig (Thornhill)

Rik’s Bike Shed DG3 4AQ   01848 330 080

 

 

A&E

 

major

Dumfries DG2 8RX (A75)

Ayr KA6 6DX (A713)

 

minor

Stranraer DG9 7HX

Girvan KA26 9HQ (A77)

 

Taxis

For daily transportation of bags or should you get stuck etc.;-

 

McLeans (Dumfries) 01387 247474

Dumfries Taxis (Dumfries) 07784 920096

Neano.S (Dumfries) 07879 485427

Premier (Dumfries) 01387 250000

Barnhill (Dumfries) 07956 574773

Woodgrove (Dumfries) 07721 309537

Cairn (Dumfries) 01387 720720

Star (Dumfries) 01387 253336

K9 (Dumfries) 07986 670010

Nets (Dumfries) 07734 247258

Harr’s (Dumfries) 07880 887615

Irene’s Taxi (Dumfries) 07444 976734

Alba (Dumfries) 01387 247555

Billy’s (Dumfries) 07773 451505

Solway (Dumfries) 07833 682979

Cresswell (Dumfries) 01387 255139

J.A.W. (Dumfries) 07920 474892

Local Cabs (Dumfries) 01387 808111

Carrick (Dumfries) 07706 215888

 

Dowden’s (Dalbeattie) 01556 611098

Nickys (Kirkcudbright) 07397 874439

Allans (Kirkcudbright) 01557 331663

 

McLeans (Newton Stewart) 01671 404131

Marys Taxi (Newton Stewart) 01671 403035

 

McLeans (Stranraer) 01776 703343

Hornby’s (Stranraer) 07900 980021

A 2 B (Stranraer) 01776 700070

 

Joe’s (Girvan) 01645 713737

Jamies (Girvan) 01655 331221

Paddy’s (Girvan) 01465 710000

Scotts (Girvan) 01465 710777

Girvan (Girvan) 01465 715715

Four Four (Girvan) 01465 714444

 

Hub Cab (Sanquhar) 01659 50777

Murphy’s (Sanquhar) 01659 50538

Grierson’s (Sanquhar) 01659 67000

Key (Sanquhar) 01659 67176

In keeping with the ethos of the original event all this information is provided on a free of charge, not for personal gain, purely goodwill basis. We provide it entirely and only on the basis that you satisfy yourself as to your safety, its accuracy and suitability and that you fully and completely accept we will not not in any way be held responsible for anything. Full and absolute responsibility for all is yours. If you do not accept this basis then do not use the information or website.

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