Ignore the overheated headlines proclaiming tourist overload, the Scottish islands still offer the perfect mountain biking getaway.
When it comes to bikes and trails, we've never had it so good and nowhere represents this utopia better than the trails of the Tweed…
Ben Damph's 24km doesn’t sound much, but this is a tough route, with a big climb and a big descent. The days are really short…
Andy McKenna of Go-Where reaches parts of Scotland other guides can’t reach. We asked him for his favourite ride and he came up with this…
This one’s ‘out there’ even by Scottish standards, with this North Harris route making up some of the most westerly ground in Britain.
MBR gets smitten by the trails of north-west Scotland
Download the Torridon route and enjoy arguably the best section of descent in the UK. You might even find yourself laughing at the ridiculous grip…
The riding is enthralling on this Fort William route — mainly rocky with plenty of technical interest — and the views are about as good…
MBR's series on Britain's Best Singletrack hits Stob Bàn in the Highlands. Download the GPS route here
This Kinlochleven route has the essence of a wild, natural trail. Contains the technical, challenging and scenic Highlands descent that is the Ciaran Path.
The Annat route contains the best bit of singletrack I’ve ever ridden, surrounded by scenery that’s nothing short of mind-blowing!
Download the GPS route for Edinburgh route from our City Limits feature in the July 2012 issue.
Want a great route on the Isle of Arran? Check out our GPS file here.
West Highland Way and Dumgoyne route - big mountain riding is just a dry stone's throw from the city centre of Glasgow.
A great natural ride near the trail centres of Glentress and Innerleithen — download it here
Below the pass at Lairig Ghru is a great piece of singletrack that's accessible to riders of all abilities.
North Third might seem to suffer in the shadow of the Trossachs and Arrochar Alps, but it’s a sublime offering even so.
Of all the top biking areas in Scotland – and there are a few – Ballater and its surroundings are the hidden gems.
A short hop from Glasgow, this accessible pinnacle is an absolute blast.
Escape the urban rat-race with our ultimate Scottish mountain biking roadtrip: where to ride, what to eat and which single malt to sip.