Cycle Campaigning, Cycling Advocacy and Trail Development groups in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire & Moray
Aberdeen Cycle Forum
The Aberdeen Cycle Forum has been set up to encourage cycling in Aberdeen and to achieve better conditions for cyclists.
The Forum aims to highlight the benefits of cycling as an everyday and sustainable form of transport; to work with others to improve cycling facilities; and to campaign on issues affecting cyclists.
The Forum has produced Aberdeen's first cycle map, highlights the implications of transport proposals for cyclists, and takes on projects such as improving cycle parking in the city centre. The Forum meets monthly and welcomes all who share the aim of making Aberdeen cycle-friendly.
Find out more by visiting their website.
Gravitate North East
Formerly known as NETCO (North East Trail Centre Organisation), Gravitate North East are a group of mountain bikers who have a vision to help transform the north-east of Scotland into a global adventure destination for mountain biking, alpine sports, and outdoor pursuits by building an inclusive adventure hub for the community.
Find out more by visiting their website, or Facebook page.
Tarland Trails 2
The Tarland Development group kicked off the project for a set of mountain bike trails in Drummy Woods, near the village of Tarlan, Aberdeenshire. The 3km of trails opened mid 2015. Work is now underway to establish Tarland Trails 2. Planning permission has been granted, and methods of funding now being considered.
Keep up to date with the Tarland Trails 2 project via the Tarland Trails Facebook page.
Aboyne Bike Park Association
The Aboyne Bike Park Association, in conjunction with Mid Deeside Community Trust, manage the Aboyne Bike Park in Bell Wood. The bike park currently offers a couple of short downhill runs, a jump track and a pump track. The Aboyne Bike Park Association are actively working on their vision to improve the park by introducing a new big jumps line and a much bigger pump track.
Keep up to date with the Aboyne Bike Park development via their Facebook page.
Deeside Bike Collective
The Deeside Bike Collective are working to create The Banchory Bike Trails on a site west of the Glen O'Dee Hospital. The trails will be professionally designed, built and amintained.
Find out more from their Facebook Page
Cove and Altens Bike Park
A community led initiative to build a purpose built all weather pump track on the site of an old, derelict BMX track located behind the Altens Community Centre Aberdeen.
Keep up to date with the progress of this project via the Cove and Altens Bike Park Facebook page.
Grampian Cycle Partnership
Grampian Cycle Partnership is an umbrella group, set up in 2018, for cycling organisations in the Grampian region. It was formed to represent cycling interests, with the aim of working proactively with local authorities and national organisations to improve cycling facilities and infrastructure.
Find out more by visiting their Facebook page.