Ettrick Valley Leisure Ride
This year’s EVMLR event is to be held on Saturday 27 May 2017, starting from Ettrickbridge Sports Field (Ettrick Forest Sports & Recreation Club) with a choice of 29 or 48 mile routes.
The rides are both circular taking in the beautiful surrounding landscape of the Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys with the ride mainly on well surfaced back roads with very little traffic.
The event starts and finishes in Ettrickbridge with the route heading east towards Bowhill and the Yarrow Valley, turning west and heading to the Gordon Arms and then up over the swire past Berrybush to Ettrick. A food station marks the ride split at Tushielaw where the short route turns left returning to Ettrickbridge or right for the long route taking in Roberton, via Alemoor reservoir, onto Ashkirk via Wolrig and finally returning to Ettrickbridge where refreshments are available.
The event starts at 1000hrs with registration from 0845hrs. Please note that registration will close at 0945hrs.