Whitelee Windfarm Circular via Moscow
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A great cycle around one of Europe's largest windfarms.
From Glasgow Green we shall head south to Newton Mearns. We then join the A77 cycle route which will take us towards Moscow and down almost to Glaston. At this point we turn east through some quiet B roads past the southern flank of the windfarm. Our next destination is Auldhouse where we can stop at the Inn for refreshments and food. After this it's downhill (mostly) to Glasgow.
Proposed route : https://www.strava.com/routes/24970684
(All photos were taken by myself)
What to bring
Bike: A road bike or Hybrid with thin tyres.
Helmet: OutdoorLads requires you to wear one
Clothing: lightweight and layered, colourful and/or reflective clothing will make you more visible to other road users
Footwear: suitable for your bike and pedals
Gloves: cycle gloves help avoid blisters, and are good in the cold
Punctures: spare inner tube, bike tyre pump and tyre levers
Tools: any special tools that your bike needs
Small snacks: such as chocolate or energy bars
Plenty of water: in bottle/s on your bike or in a daysack/bladder
Medicines: if you have hay fever, diabetes, minor ailments etc.
Eye protection: avoid getting grit or insects in your eyes, sunglasses are OK if they are not made of glass and not too shaded
Sun cream: take care, even on overcast days
Bike lights: be seen and safe
Storage: small day-sack or a bag on your bike
Mobile Phone: keep it in a waterproof bag for use in emergencies
Food & drink
A great deal of this cycle is well away from any shops. It's essential to be self sufficient. Two water bottles and 4 or 5 snacks are required
We plan to stop for a break in Auldhouse.