Scotland

Scotland is famous for its incredible scenery and rich history, making it an awesome place to explore on your motorbike with some of the best biking roads in Europe. The landscapes and seascapes provide some amazing views with an extensive road network that allows easy travel between cities, towns and smaller rural areas; with only 1% of these roads being motorway! Stunning roads running along the coastline, through glens and lochs are inspiring and mind-blowing – Scotland is a must-visit destination for any biker.

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Rideouts & Clubs

If you’re a regular visitor to Scotland or a local, then there are a tons of great biker clubs including Bonnyrigg Motorcycle Club who meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month just outside of Edinburgh, Forth Riders MCC in Lothian who meet every Wednesday at the Newton Inn and Moray Coast Motorcycle Club who meet in Buckie first Wednesday of every month to name a few. They all welcome newcomers and organise loads of different types of events.
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Routes

Scotland’s 12 National Tourist routes provide some amazing sightseeing routes through each region and have been selected due their beauty and variety of things to do along the way, plus they’re well signposted in white and brown signs making them easy to follow. They’re not your only options of course; there are some legendary routes to experience in Scotland including the Kyle of Lochalsh in Invergarry, considered a top route in Europe with its stunning views, open corners, forests, mountains and valleys… Just don’t forget your camera for the scenery when you stop!
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Biker Friendly

You’ll find most places in Scotland to be biker friendly; they’re a welcoming and accommodating bunch. Staying somewhere biker friendly can make or break a trip and they’re usually close to some pretty spectacular roads too. Auchenlaich Farmhouse is located in the heart of Scotland close to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Striling, great for exploring lots of places. For somewhere a little closer to Edinburgh try Staven Guest House or for somewhere nearer Knockhill (30 miles) you can try Dunclutha Guest House plus it has a hot tub in the garden so you can relax after a day on the road.
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Biker Cafes

No biker trip to Scotland would be complete without a visit to the prestigious Green Welly Stop in Tyndrum, Perthshire, it’s been open for nearly 50 years! It’s a biker friendly café with thousands of bikers there on a sunny weekend. The Bikers Cove is another biker hot-spot, located in Edinburgh, and they always have lots going on. Not to mention the Mad Hatter Café, a great place to stop after exploring some of Scotland’s great castles and relics around the Galloway region.
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Businesses

You’ve got a number of dealers depending on the motorcycle brand you’re looking for in Scotland including: MCS Scotland in Renfrew specialising in Triumphs and Kawasaki’s, Ducati Glasgow (self-explanatory), Motorrad Edinburgh for your BMW needs, Mickey Oates Motorcycles in Glasgow for Honda, Kawasaki and Suzuki as well as Dunfermline Motorcycles who have a larger range. You’ve also got a range of Motorbike Tours to choose from including Wildcat Adventures, Scotland by Bike and White Rose Tours.
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Tracks

Your main track racing choice is Scotland is Knockhill in Dunfermline, Fife. They host British Superbike racing, motorbike experiences, track days, plus car and kart alternatives if they also float your boat… they’re celebrating 40 Years of Knockhill during 2014!
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