Burners tackle River Ayr Way

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Ayr Burners Cycling QTS made full use of the sunshine infused bank holiday weekend with some blue sky rides and activities.

On Saturday the River Ayr Way was the challenge as a group departed Glenbuck Village on this ‘Sea to Source’ adventure. Nearly 50 miles were clocked up for The Burners who meandered their way through some scenery in and around East and South Ayrshire.

Further North another group of Burners took to the National Cycle Route 7 for a two day touring adventure. Starting in Drymen, the route alighted the Dukes Pass before heading towards Killin with the first nights stop over in the breathtaking shadow of Ben Lawers. Day two was a ride through the beautiful backdrop of Glen Lyon before tackling the lumps and bumps of the South side of Loch Tay. Return to Drymen was via Callander after a leg sapping 160 miles and nearly 10,000 feet of ascent.

On Sunday it was the turn of the Sparks and the Flames to join in the fun with a treasure hunt around Belleisle. Organized in partnership with the Ayr Active Travel Hub the kids enjoyed games and some mini adventures around the safe confines of the idyllic park.

This weeks Ayr Burners Cycling QTS activities include a 25 mile off-road ride around the Kelburn Wind Farm. For full details please visit www.ayrburners.org