Lochter Loop Time Trial Course - Old Meldrum
A popular 10 mile circuit time trial course starting close to Old Meldrum. The course is a favourite with Inverurie based Team Ecosse Northboats CC who promote a popular end of season event on this course. It has also been used for the Grampian TT Championships.
The course became an official and measured 10 mile route in 2019.
The circuit starts and finishes near to the Lochter Activity Centre the route climbs along the A920, turning onto the B9001 at Drum of Wartle before finishing along the unclassified road towards Lochter.
The course has a total ascent of 109m - as the course profile below shows.
Since becoming an officially measured course in 2019, the course record is:
00:21:52:00 set by Martin Reynolds of Aberdeen Wheelers CC on 29 Sept 2019
Course HQ - Barra Berries
The favoured strip is Barra Berries Farmshop.
Barra Berries is next to Barra Castle on the B9170 Inverurie to Old Meldrum road. Use AB51 0JP for satnav. Use this link for a map and to obtain Directions to Barra Berries.
Allow a good 15 minutes to cycle to the start from the HQ.