Welcome to Prentice Events
Prentice Events are a Registered Scottish Charity (sc039404), that aims to create and deliver charity events (primarily cycling), to raise funds for charities, to improve the health of our youth and promote environmentally friendly transport.
The SESTRAN Two Capitals: A fun, scenic ride from Dunfermline Abbey in Fife, across the Forth Road Bridge to Victoria Park in Edinburgh. This event runs annually in June , and provides bus and bike transport to the start and from the finish. see details on this web site or visa the dedicated event site www.twocapitals.org
The Auld Alliance: A unique event which runs from the historic city of Edinburgh, finishing in the beautiful city of[ Paris. Option to travel by Minibus to Hull , then Zeebrugge to Paris ( or start at at Hull Ferry port or cycle to Hull from Edinburgh ...the choice can be yours by agreement ) This event runs annually in last week of August.
SPORTIVE DUNFERMLINE : The event has 3 courses to cater for most abilities , with 95 miles , 64 miles and 45 miles ( approx) Held annually in May starting Queen Ann High School Dunfermline . see details below or at dedicated site www.sportivedunfermline.org
TOURDESFERMES : A One or Two day event starting at Cragies Farm South Queensferry and vis farm coffee shops for coffeee and Lunch to Nydie Camp site at Strathkinness and back the following day
In 2014 , we hope to rename the event TARTAN ARMY TOURDEFERMES and start in Dunfermline
Held annually in MAY . see www.tourdesfermes.com for details or below.
TOURDEFORTH : 4th August and starts at Ocean Terminal in Edinburgh, and is a circualr route of about 70 miles arouind the River Forth, We have a spotrive, a classic and a family ride ( 22miles) so join us for great day out
PEDAL4PEACE; A new event for 2013 but we might run it again in 2014 , starting at Dunfermline and going over 4 days to Newcastle, sail over and then 1 day to Peace Palace the Hague in Holland.We finish with a days cycle or sightseeing and return by minibus to Edinburgh. see below more details or email prenticeevents©gmail.com
Prentice Events organise various other cycle events for good causes.
If you would like us to organise a charity event for you, please get in touch
TOUR DES FEREMES May 2014 ( see news below .a one or two day cycle ride from Craigies or Dunfermline to St Andrews , (camp overnight at Nydies with Tent take and put up for you by Scouts) , have a BBQ and see St Andrews by VINTAGE bus( both subject to numbers ), then Cycle back to Craigies on the Sunday ..one or two days (£30 or £45 plus £5 camping fee ) Photographs of the event are now in the gallery... book now on www.tourdesfermes.com or via www.entrycentral.com[/b]
ORDER YOUR EVENT PHOTOGRAPHS NOW : see News section for prices and how to order photographs of your event are now available on line , more to follow , please order via prenticeevents©gmail.com state the gallery and the picture number..prices of photographs can be found in the news section .....
Auld Alliance Edinburgh to Paris 2014Monday 25th Aug- Sunday 30th August 2014 Cost £650 for ferry and accomadation , not including flight back on Sunday 30th August ...we hope to run this event with POPPY SCOTLAND as Charity Partner , but will have limited places for other charities.
The Auld Alliance Cycle Ride 2014 entries being taken now. email to prenticeevents©gmail.com NOW
MISS AULD ALLIANCE 2013 ..see pictures of Gemma Bryant and news of the 2013 event in the NEWS section and in Auld Alliance 2013 gallery...
PRICE 2014 :- £650 for one week away , with 4 dyas cycling , groups to suit abilities , 250 miles from Zeebrugge to Paris and a weekend in Paris we leave on the Monday and add another days cycling round the Battlefields of First World War at Peronne. plus a celidh evening ...and offer the opportunity to fly back on the Sunday ....please email for details ....
TOURDEFORTH Cycle around the River Forth August 2014.
We had 300 riders taking part in 201 ...entries for 2014 will be taken soon ....option of 3 events in one day ...Family ride 22miles....and full Classic or Sportive of 73 miles ....
LATEST NEWS IN NEWS SECTION ...
AULD ALLIANCE CYCLE RIDE what was 2013 like ?
CYCLING HOLIDAYS IN ITALY:-
Cycling Holidays in Italy on Italien Riveria ...at SENIOR HOTEL ..see details below
CYCLING WEEKENDS IN HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE
Cycling weekends in Highland Perhshire. leave Edinburgh by minibus , with your bike on our trailer , and arrive at your hotel for a evening meal..and a few drinks ....Sat cycle round Loch Tay , and then evening meal at Hotel , then Sunday do the Etape course ( or part of ) ..before home to Edinburgh ....a fab weekend ...cost about £200 per person , for transport and two days bed and breakfast in Hotel.....enquires to prenticeevents©gmail.com
HOLIDAYS /BATTLEFIELD TOURS IN THE SOMME
.....enjoy a long weekend or a week cycling around the Battlefields of the First world war ....we will organise holidays around the Somme area , staying at hostel in Peronne...
if interested email prenticeevents©gmail.com for details NOW for 2013 or 2014.
TOUR DES FERMES cycle ride start from Craigies Farm shop Kirkliston or in 2014 Dunfermline , cycle via Farm shops to ST ANDREWS , stay overnight and cycle back , some 120 miles over the weekend and planned meal or bbq.Bookings for 2014 to prenticeevents©gmail.com...this event in conjunction with the TARTAN ARMY in 2014.
ENTER NOW at www.Tourdesfermes.com or email to prenticeevents©gmail.com [/color]
PEDAL FOR PEACE was a new event in 2013 in 2014 subject to demand we will organise another running of this event ....Cycle from Dunfermline to Newcastle then overnite ferry to Holland and then cycle to Hague , before flying back to Edinburgh or by minibus ...5 days ....cost circa £500 ...Bookings taken for 2014 to by email to prenticeevents©gmail.com
SPORTIVE DUNFERMLINE..... 3 fab routes starting from Dunfermline , now in its 3rd year ....we hope to run this in 2014 .......please look in for details ..BOOKINGS ON ENTRY CENTRAL
Please visit our News page for further information on these events( please select news icon , go int news and scroll down to the bottom to see the News Cateegories and select )
The products are electric bikes, and consist of two models HAWK and EAGLE.
PEbikes can supply these bikes and other accessories and would be pleased to handle any enquires on
pebikes©gmail.com or visit www.pebikes.com
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CYCLING HOLIDAYS in ITALY We have been considering offering CYCLING holidays and we have now partnered a Hotel Group in the Italien Riveria ..SENIOR HOTEL in Cattolica near Rimini..
What we offer is :-
- Bike rescue
- Bike washing facilities and equipment racks , pumps and degreaser
- Bike Hire
- Free laundry for bike clothes
- Cycling Maps
- Free pick up from Rimini Airport
There are road bike routes ( some 20 ) varying from 60 km to over 150 km , with three levels of difficulty ...with gradients of 600 meters to 2600 meters ..in beautiful cycling countryside. We also have some 15 Mountain bike routes ...varying from 14km to over 200km ...and 3 levels of difficulty.
[b]More details on routes and how to book please send email to prenticeevents©gmail.com and have a great cycling holiday as well as helping our charity.
Holiday in the Highlands, Perthshire , we can offer weekend or week long holiday breaks in Highland Perthshire, supported by a 15 seat minibus and 18 bike bike trailer , so if you have a group wanting a cycling holiday let us know email prenticeevents©gmail.com
Prentice Events will produce a 2013 Calendar, raising funds for charity, to order or for more information please visit our news page.
Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of something special and help support us raise vital funds for various charities?
We are looking for volunteer support staff and drivers to come to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam to assist in our events, distribute products supplied by our sponsors and take part in receptions in Lille, Peronne and Compiegne.
If you would be interested in becoming either a driver or support person please email me via the CONTACT US page