15 Cycling Events in 2023 That You Don't Want to Miss!

2023 is truly the year of the cycle in Scotland - just look at this fantastic lineup for proof! Skyline will be supporting the local cycling scene throughout the year as well, more information will be shared closer to the events. Scotland is also the first to host a cumulative world championship, creating a huge event where all 13 cycling world championships will be held as one massive event spanning 11 days and celebrating the #powerofthebike.
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 3 – 13 August 2023

This massive event hosts all 13 world championships together over the course of 11 days.


23 April 2023

This closed road event is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the views of loch ness from traffic free roads in the great outdoors. The event takes you on a 66mile loop around Loch Ness.


 29 & 30 April 2023

12 years running, 3 big races and countless vendors of street food, bike kit and more! Also feature an outdoor cinema night.


14 May 2023

Closed-road event, with a 40 mile loop from Pitlochry, passing Tummel Bridge, Aberfeldy and Ballinluig. Tere is also the option of an 85 mile loop that takes you further to Loch Ranch and more challenging ride of Braes of Foss. 


20 May 2023

 This race is part of the Trek UCI Gravel Wild Series and is set over the course of a day on 110kms of gravel trails. Set in the Gralloch, the UK’s largest forest park, the route begins in Gatehouse-of-Fleet in Dumfries and Galloway, and traverses trails through Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere.


3-5 August 2023

 Nevis Range near Fort William hosts this event featuring a total of 12 cycling sport events as well as the downhill category, as the best of the best battle it out to win World Champion medals!



Set in the gruelling trails around Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders, the ENDURO World Series-E brings together the cycling community and previously hosted the Festival Village - food, new bike gear, local beer - as well as Fringe Events such as movie nights and live music.

2023 details are still to be announced, but we think it will be equally as brilliant this year!


11 June 2023

This charity fundraiser offers two routes; 68miles beginning in Gogarburn, looping over both the Forth and Kincardine bridges. The shorter 35mile route begins in Gogarburn, passing the river Forth and through West Lothian. The funds raised go to local charity Cash for Kids, benefiting the local community.


26 August 2023
With two routes of 50 and 100miles, this event is charged and the money raised from entry fees go towards charity. The ride loops from Scone Airfield out into the countryside of East and Highland Perthshire.


3 September 2023

‘Touro’ begins in Peebles and takes you through the beautiful views of the Scottish Borders. There are a short and full route option for this ride; 56 or 74 miles. Both options include the Talla Wall Climb that rewards riders with awesome views over Tall reservoir at the summit. Each finisher receives an official souvenir and the macaroni pies at the feed stations throughout the route are not to be missed!


3 – 10 September 2023

 2023 route is still to be announced, but this event has previously been hosted in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Hawick. The Tour is split into 2 parts.


9 September 2023 

 With the most difficult hill climb in the UK, this ride is not for the faint of heart! The 90 mile scenic route runs from Kinlochewe by Loch Maree, with a total 2,100 meters of climb (ouch!). 


9 & 10 September 2023

Two events held over the weekend - a closed-road hill club up Dukes Pass (1.9km and a rise of 150m) and a 70km gravel and trail enduro the next day through Loch Lomond & The Trossachs national park. There is also a mini ride planned for the wee ones!


23 & 24 September
This is the event for the most adventurous of cyclists - a 50 mile ride, overnight camp and another 50 mile ride the following day. Set in the landscape of Scotlands Adventure Coast around the Coral Peninsula in Argyll, this is an adventure for the books.


September 2023 TBC
A long weekend filled with all things bikes! There is also additional entertainment and all profits are reinvested into the upkeep of local Aberdeenshire trails. This year’s information hasn’t been launched quite yet, but based on the previous years’ guided rides, demos, events and experience it’s only going to get better each year!



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