North Coast 500 (Scotland)

Have you got a decent route to share with us? please post it here along the the gpx file for others to download and enjoy. We would love to hear about your best biking roads and routes.
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Congrats David, would be interested to hear how many miles you did in a day with how many hours in the saddle?  Just interested:-)  Peter
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Peter Baker wrote:Would be interested to hear how many miles you did in a day with how many hours in the saddle?
Living in Teesside, the longest 2 days were the first & last, getting from home to Kingussie & Ballachulish to home, day 1 = 280 miles & day 5 = 290 miles.
On both days, the fastest routes were used on major roads/motorways, about 5 hours riding time each day.

Days 2 & 4 were both around 230 miles, with an easier day 3 in the middle, about 170 miles.
Again, riding times were around 5 hours.

Generally, setting off around 9am each day & arriving at the destinations by 5pm.
On days 3 & 4, in the evenings had a little local ride out too.

With breaks, 5 hours riding easily becomes an 8 hour day.
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