Easy pace through Kirkintilloch then through and off after the turn off to MoC. KoM top of Tak, regroup in the car park, easy on the descent (watch the ford!), through and off along Carron Valley, prime at the end of Carron Valley (picture on facebook!), very easy on the descent into Fintry!!!!! KoM top of Crow but keep going, easy on the descent, then right through Lennoxtown and KoM at Minsters and stage finish at canal.