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Cycling in Glasgow

Cycling in Glasgow

Getting around Glasgow by bike is a convenient and fun way to travel. Read our guide to cycling in the city to find out more.

Bike hire

Glasgow is home to a fantastic cycle hire scheme, operated by OVO Bikes. Bike hire is available 24/7 from many locations across the city, visit OVO Bikes’ website for information on how to get started.

Cycle routes in Glasgow

Cycling tours

A close-up image of several bicycles from Glasgow Bike Tours.

Credit: Dan Burman Photos

If you’re short on time, a cycling tour around Glasgow is a great way to see lots of the city in a morning or afternoon. Visit the Glasgow Bike Tours website or Gallus Pedals website to see the range of tours they have on offer. Their routes are designed to take in good cycling surfaces and are suitable for a range of fitness levels.

Bike shops in Glasgow

There are lots of independent retailers throughout the city, who will provide you with anything from a new bike to the smallest of components. Check out,, or

Article last updated: September 2021

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