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.
 

Course Description

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.
 
Lochter Loop time trial course profile
 

Course Record

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

Lochter Loop time trial 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.
 

 

 

Need to Know

Lots of parking available at Barra Berries.

Nearest cycle repair shop is in Inverurie.

Mobile reception at is good for most networks.
Phone number of Barra Berries is 07866 491508.

No showers available at HQ