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Auld Alliance Cycle Event

This is a charity cycle ride to raise funds for Good Causes :
We start from the Scottish Parliament to the outskirts of Edinburgh, then via minibus to Hull and an overnight ferry toZeebrugge in Belgium.

You can join the event in Edinburgh , or at Hull or even cycle down to Hull from Edinburgh with support by agreement .
During our stay in Peronne we organise a ceildh in, with the Battle of Somme Pipe Band.
We cycle from Zeebrugge to the Champs Elysee in Paris over 4 days in three groups split by ability
We have 2 nights in Paris and sightseeing in Brugge on the way back to the UK by minibus and ferry.
The total cycling distance is approximately 250 Miles where we average about 50/60 miles per day apart from the short cycle to the outskirts of Edinburgh which is about 7 miles.

Over past four years , we have had blue light escorts from the Police , in Lille (first overnight stop) as well as reception , then onto Perrone and another blue light escort and reception , the third night is in Compiegne , with blue light into the town and a reception...
And on the final run to Paris and a blue light escort for an hour to the Champs Elysee. all subject to police availability and not guaranteed

Follow us on tracker... and win a prize ... better still take part... deposit £200 secures your place... the cost is approximately £600 for 7 nights, ferry and support .....and a cycle ride to remember for the rest of your life.Who takes part?Everybody who enjoys cycling is the simple answer! Over the past three years we’ve had people from all walks of life, from a Post Office Manager 3 hours south of Melbourne, Australia to independent financial advisers from Aberdeen, Scotland.Ages of participants range from their mid 20’s to their early 60’s. Everybody encourages each other to complete the trip and add support when the going gets tough.We welcome people that would like to take part from the rest of the United Kingdom, Europe, and all around the world to come and join this charity cycle from Edinburgh to Paris. We can assist with accommodation in Scotland if necessary.So, why not achieve something special in your life, give yourself a goal and Cycle from Edinburgh to Paris!To find out more, download the Auld Alliance Information pack HERE , bookings are being taken now...register your interest by sending us a registration form now ..see fromt page event registration The closing stage of the 2007 event with the entrants cycling through Paris city center under police escort