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Meetup details changed: Fort Biiiiiill!! - I've updated this Meetup - the group size limit is now 8. This is to make things manageable, given that this is a bit of a different ride from the usual. If there's a lot of demand and someone's willing to head up a second group we could do tha Mark L. Aug 10, 2015 5:30 PM
group direction - Just in case you've not been keeping track of the forum section of this meetup I'll paraphrase. If there are no rides suitable for your level of experience/on a suitable day/time/location, why not step up and host one?  No special requirements Julie Jul 21, 2015 5:04 PM
Charity cycling event - A message from Jean-Matthieu   "We are organizing a cycling fundraising event for Nepal Earthquake victims on t Julie Jul 3, 2015 12:33 PM
Tweedvalley Mountain Rescue Team - Dear all If you ever get into trouble in the hills of Lothian and the Borders (I'm not sure if you are all aware that their area covers Edinburgh and the Lothians too) these guys are on call to help us out.  Please if you can spare some money, Julie May 28, 2015 7:21 AM
new directions - Hi everyone Firstly I want to thank all the event organisers for helping to run events for the group. We wouldn’t be at nearly 1000 members if it wasn’t for members hosting events for other members. I’ve taken the decision to stand d Julie Mar 24, 2015 7:24 PM
New Sponsor for 2015 - Hi everyone and Merry Christmas I'm pleased to announce our new main sponsor for the group is Allbikes, run by our very own Event Host Graham.  A mobile bike mechanic serivce who can also offer a courtesy bike if your bike needs a little more Julie Dec 21, 2014 12:49 PM
Cancellation of Festive Frolics due to Creative Differences - Hello people of MeetUp, I have to cancel the Festive Frolics visit to Glentress on 28th December run in conjunction with Retrobike. My Retrobike colleagues do not wish people who are not members of Retrobike to join them on a mtb run. I do not Stephen S. Nov 23, 2014 5:25 PM
No shows - Hi everyone Can I please remind you to change your RSVP to "no" if you can  no longer attend an event.  This stops the group having to wait about for you at the start, delaying their day and now that the days are getting colder, hanging about Julie Oct 2, 2014 12:09 PM
Innerleithen Needs Our Help!! Please do this quick survey! - Hi all AIMUp is an amazing project to bring a load of great facilities to Innerleithen, one of our favourite local trails. Amongst these is a new uplift facility - a proper lift! - and also cafes at the top and bottom. The lift will be great fo Mark L. Aug 25, 2014 4:55 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Fort william Uplift Day Take 2 : Gnarlfest - Fort william Uplift Day Take 2 : Gnarlfest, scheduled to occur on Friday, September 5,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Dave W. Aug 4, 2014 9:31 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Innerleithan - red - Innerleithan - red, scheduled to occur on Saturday, January 4,[masked]:30 AM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Eric F. Jan 4, 2014 2:23 AM
Glentress Red and Black Extravaganza - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/mountain­bikes-161/events/157120842/ When : Sunday, December 29 Gav S. Dec 27, 2013 4:10 PM
Meetup: Weekly Glentress Night Ride - . For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/mountain­bikes-161/events/152981312/ When : Tuesday, December 3,[masked]:00 PM Duncan Nov 29, 2013 4:53 PM
Calling for Event Hosts - Hi everyone Just wanting to extend a bit "thank you" to everyone who has volunteered to host rides with us in the last 12 months. As you may or not be aware, this group relies on you willing to host rides.  So if you feel like stepping Julie Sep 3, 2013 8:56 AM
Meetup details changed: XC Glen Tress to Peebles - High level traverse 39Km/24Miles around 600m/2,000ft - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/mountain­bikes-161/events/132378322/ When : Sunday, August 4, 2 mike Jul 31, 2013 8:31 PM
Cashback for group - Hi everyone   As a way to generate more cash to help pay the fees payable to Meetup to host this site we've now got a few affiliates (Wiggle and Chain Reaction - can also add Evans and Merlin).  If you ever want to buy anything from t Julie Jun 1, 2013 8:47 AM
Welcome to the group - Hi everyone   With membership increasing over the last 6 months or so a few things have come to the attention of us event hosts so I thought I would just clarify a few things. Firstly welcome to all the new riders and we hope t Julie Feb 24, 2013 8:41 PM
Meetup details changed: Christmas Night out - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/mountain­bikes-161/events/90027292/ When : Thursday, December 6, Julie Nov 6, 2012 11:25 PM
Sunday ride - Hi!   Just to clear up a couple of points about the ride I've scheduled for this Sunday. Start time's 11am and the route is probably the regular 4 Reservoirs loop. This should have us back to the Riccarton Arms, our starting po Mark L. Sep 14, 2012 9:22 AM
Meet the new boss (NOT the same as the old boss...) - Hi everyone As you may know, Tali, our group's founder, has stepped down. This is a particular shame, since it comes about because she can't currently participate with us. I'd like to say that it's been really great of her not just to set this Mark L. Sep 4, 2012 11:29 AM
Group events etc - Hi guys, I'm emailing to say it would be great if this group could become more active, but in order for that to happen we need more organisers so that it doesn't fall to one or two wonderful folks to take all the responsibility on their shoulde Tali Aug 22, 2012 8:14 PM
I've just accepted a great Perk for Members - Hi guys, I've just accepted a really great membership offer from Ridelines and I hope that this might be of interest to some of you. You have to be a member of this group to be able to get the offer and there are other requ Tali Jan 2, 2012 3:15 PM
Creating events - Hi everyone, Just to say, not sure if you all realise, but you can post events yourself, and I think from the way that meetup works, that on posting them they will then be announced to the group. I'm not sure if that means that they Tali Sep 12, 2011 7:49 PM
New Meetup: Glentress Spooky Woods and other red/blue trails - Announcing a new Meetup for Edinburgh Mountain Bikers & Snowboarders! What : Glentress Spooky Woods and other red/blue trails When Julie Jul 28, 2011 5:36 PM
New Meetup: Glentress Blue and Red, Beginner/Moderate - Announcing a new Meetup for Edinburgh Mountain Bikers & Snowboarders! What : Glentress Blue and Red, Beginner/Moderate When : Sund Stuart Jul 28, 2011 3:18 PM
Taken over from Kenny - Hi everyone, Can't let this group go down the tubes!!! So taken over payment from Kenny, however, please please please feel free to still use it!!! I've moved oop north to aberdeenshire, so am unlikely to be scheduling many central Tali Sep 10, 2010 12:24 PM
Short Blue rides sat 20th and mon 22nd march - Just headed out and did this ride today, and it took me 45 mins with no stops, so I'd expect it to take about an hour to hour and half to get round when you factor in stops. Note it could take longer if there are technicals or other problems. Tali Mar 15, 2010 4:44 PM
RE: [mountainbikes-161] Organisers wanted!!!! - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Hey dude, Things are going really good!! Job is bot Kenny Sep 9, 2009 3:57 AM
Re: [mountainbikes-161] Organisers wanted!!!! - I rode a BMX for the first time in ages. ?Great to get back on a small bike. Howz the East? On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Kenny < [address removed] > Rupert von T. Sep 8, 2009 8:40 PM
Organisers wanted!!!! - Hi all, Firstly, I'm sorry it has taken me some time to get round to sending this email, but I've been a bit busy with work.... in Malaysia!! Needless to say I haven't been doing much organising, and from what I can see, neither have any of the Kenny Sep 7, 2009 2:58 PM
Become a Mountain Bike Meet-up Organiser - Hi all, just a quick message to ask if there is anyone out there who'd like to organise some meet-ups for our group. A change in my personal circumstances has prevented me organising as many as I'd have liked to in recent weeks and I don't want Kenny Jun 24, 2009 9:33 AM
RE: [mountainbikes-161] Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William this weekend - Ksawery Jun 3, 2009 5:53 PM
RE: [mountainbikes-161] Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William this weekend - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } It should take just over 2 hours to get there. Not too b Kenny Jun 3, 2009 1:15 PM
Re: [mountainbikes-161] Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William this weekend - Sounds like a plan.? Ill confirm tonight....but I can only go on Saturday which couldbe a problem.? How long does it take to get there? On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 11:49 AM, Kenny < Rupert von T. Jun 3, 2009 1:07 PM
Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William this weekend - Anyone interested in going to see the Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William this weekend? The finals are spread over two days, so I thought it might be nice to camp somewhere, seeing as it's such nice weather. Not sure exactly what I want to Kenny Jun 3, 2009 11:49 AM
Anyone interested in becoming an organiser? - Greetings Edinburgh Mountain Bikers & Snowboarders! OK, so I feel I must apologise for not having scheduled a Meet-up in recent weeks (at least since it got a bit milder), but most of my weekends seem to be taken up with other things at the Kenny Feb 20, 2009 7:53 AM
Re: [mountainbikes-161] Snowboarding this Friday? - Oops, sorry! Accidentally sent an email to Richard to the whole group. Eva, we're heading up the slopes early tomorrow morning and doing a day trip. Are you available next weekend or the weekend after? There's a discussion thread started on the me Stephie Feb 12, 2009 3:23 PM
Re: [mountainbikes-161] Snowboarding this Friday? - Eva G. Feb 12, 2009 3:08 PM
Snowboarding this Friday? - Hi everyone, I have this Friday off and would really like to hit the slopes in Scotland. Anyone interested and can give me a ride? I'll be happy to chip in for gas and provide candy. :) I think Glenshee is the closest ski resort but I don't really Stephie Feb 11, 2009 5:22 PM
Merry Christmas!!! - Hi everyone, Hope you're all enjoying some time off work and looking forward to lots of festive fun. I especially want to say a big HELLO to all the new members who have joined the group recently. I haven't been very good with greet Kenny Dec 24, 2008 4:39 PM
Beers, Burgers and Bikes Mon Nov 10th - Hey guys, Just a wee reminder that there's a social get together on Mon 10th Nov, and would be great if as many of the group could get along as possible, as would be a great chance for all of us organisers to get together and work out what type Tali Nov 1, 2008 10:06 AM
RE: [mountainbikes-161] space on blue glentress ride - Preview not available Ksawery Oct 8, 2008 8:36 PM
space on blue glentress ride - hi, one space has come up on this, please read the description fully, and if you fulfil the criteria, and want to come along, then email me. Tali Tali Oct 8, 2008 5:49 PM
Potential new to mountain biking, blue route at glentress ride 12th Oct - please feedback interest for this event here http://mountainbikes.meetup.co­m/161/messages/boards/thread/5­483959 I may have a chance to take out a blue r Tali Sep 24, 2008 5:52 PM
Hi everyone - Just a quick email to say having had a wee read of some members profiles, and for those of you who've done a bit of mountain biking, but not a huge amount, Glentress Red on 27th Sept might just be the ride for you. We'll take it at a nice gentl Tali Sep 17, 2008 9:56 AM
Welcome - Just a short message to welcome all new members to the group and try and encourage a few of you to come along on the 30th. This will be our first meet-up so it would be great to see as many faces there as possible so we can all get to know each other. Kenny Aug 20, 2008 11:06 AM
Glentress Spooky Wood - Please RSVP!!! - Hey all, Thanks to everyone who has joined the group. It's great that there's been such a response - hopefully we can all get to know each other in the weeks/months ahead!! Our first meetup 'Glentress Spooky Wood', is this Saturday, Kenny Aug 6, 2008 11:21 AM

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