Pedal for Scotland - The Big Belter

Big Belter
    • The Pedal for Scotland Big Belter® is a  Sportive ride of 93 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh.

      For the first time this year, the Pedal for Scotland Big Belter sportive route takes in the Bathgate Hills (link to route (full route available here: ) Around 1,000 people are likely to take part on the day with over 8,000 taking part in the other Pedal for Scotland rides that day which travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh via Linlithgow.

      The official rest stop for the Big Belter is at St John’s Hall in Torphichen then the route continues on via Beecraigs. Riders are expected to reach Beecraigs between 10am and 4pm on the day, and Torphichen between 09.30am and 3pm  – which usually means that the majority of riders will pass through around lunchtime.

      Come along and show your support.


      Find out more about West Lothian & Cycling here.

    • Bus and Truck Transport:  £20.

      Transport can be booked for you and your bike either from Edinburgh to Glasgow Green on the morning of the event to get to the start line, or after the ride from Edinburgh back to Glasgow Green. You will be given a place on a bus while your bike will be transported in a truck. You will be given a ticket to collect your bike at the other end.

      Tram Transport – £3 return

      Transport for Edinburgh Trams can be purchased at time of registration via website


    Phone: 0333 300 3485


    Dates & Times

    Sep 10 2017

    Time: 06:45am