Kirkpatrick Macmillan Cycle Rally - KM179 24 - 27 MAY 2019
Latest Update - By Tom Hanley - CTC Dumfries and Galloway - 27 1 2019
The KM177 Rally was a great success and we are pleased to let you know that we will run KM179 this year
Photos from KM177 on Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/dandgcycling/sets/72157681712888544
The 2019 Kirkpatrick Macmillan Rally - KM179 will be held at the Barnsoul Caravan and Camping Park near Shawhead in beautiful Dumfries and Galloway, and hosted by volunteers from CTC Dumfries and Galloway.
Located within Dumfries and Galloway's quiet road system, the KM179 Rally features rides over the 2019 May Bank Holiday weekend, Friday 24th to Monday 27th, including the well known Sunday Breakfast Ride to Keir Mill (Kirkpatrick Macmillan's birthplace), and where he constructed the first pedal driven bicycle).<
After the Breakfast, being so close to Drumlanrig Castle, there is an opportunity to visit and see the KM Replica bicycle which is now on permanent display in the Castle Visitor Reception Room.
Also evening, Social Events abound! - The Ceilidh - Scotland is fair lowpin wi tradeetional dancin. Fowk gether as it taks thir fancy tae dance weel-kent dances lik the Gay Gordons, Strip the Willae an Dashin White Sairgint. - BRAW! - BRRRAAAWWW!
The weekend also features the well established Dumfries and Galloway Spring Fling, Arts and Crafts event and some of the lead rides will feature visits to studios within cycling distance of Barnsoul.
IF YOU ARE BOOKING A POD OR CABIN, THESE ARE LIMITED - ALL ENQUIRIES BY TELEPHONE, DIRECT TO BARNSOUL Tel 01557 814 351
Location address and information:
Location: Barnsoul Caravan and Camping, Dumfries DG2 9SQ, UK is 8m west of Dumfries, signed from A75; OS map 84, NX 876776.
Nearest Rail Stations Dumfries and Lockerbie.
GPS 55.080078 -3.762202 If coming by bike, take back roads from Dumfries. From Dumfries Whitesands adj. Devorgilla Bridge, STARTS KM Trail, which is a good cycling Route to Barnsoul - The site is positioned between Shawhead and Routin Bridge.
Rally Registration and Meal Booking Please complete and return(with remiiance) by MON 6th MAY 2019 to:
Mike Gray 21 Buckingham Road, LOUTH Lincs., LN11 0YU (Mob. 07751 978563) eMail firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Contact - Bob Rostock email@example.com
Updates and local information www.dandgcycling.org.uk