Timeline

Here’s a quick glimpse of Bike Towns journey. We’ve charted this to the date that the idea of Bike Town was discussed all the way up until the latest in a long line of exciting developments for the project. The only thing guaranteed is there will be much more to come – keep an eye out for further additions.

Initial idea brought to board
24.01.2013
Consultation begins
10.09.2013
Further development
11.11.2013
First steering group meets
24.01.2014
Build up to Commonwealth Games
03.04.2014
Full time staff are hired
17.04.2014
First Minister meets Bike Town
09.05.2014
First bike maintenance class
04.06.2014
First guided ride
25.06.2014
A week of events
28.06.2014
Official Launch
17.07.2014
Bike Breakfasts begins
19.09.2014
Bike 'Shop in a Box' opens
06.10.2014
Guided rides run weekly
22.10.2014
'Cycling With Confidence' course begins
06.11.2014
Big ambitions with National Road Cycle Centre
28.01.2015
First Pedal for Scotland training ride delivered
17.04.2015
First Go Further Friday Guided Ride
16.06.2015
Cycle festival at Overtoun Park
18.07.2015
'Shop in a box' moves location
21.09.2015
First 'Wee Bike Club' training delivered
03.11.2015
Bike Town gets Strava
09.01.2016
Launch of #ICycleBecause campaign
15.03.2016
Bike Town take to the airwaves
05.04.2016
Bike Town moves to Unit 5
11.09.2016
Official launch of Bike Town premises
22.10.2016
First Halloween themed Guided Ride
26.10.2016
Fix Your Own Bike starts
24.11.2016
Bike tuck shop opens
14.02.2017
Facilitating improvement on our Main Streets
01.03.2017
Team entered for European Cycling Challenge
01.05.2017