The Brighton MTB south downs route kicks off from Brighton and covers singletrack, bridleways across the South Downs. It is 36km long. The route starts at Patcham Ward, BN1 8YF
A big ride mainly on well surfaced forest tracks with a few sections of singletrack in the forest thrown in for fun.
The Dartmoor Devon Killer Loop MTB GPS route is 40km long and has 1500m of climbing. It kicks off in North Bovey in Dartmoor national park. One note at Peck Farm keep the farm on your left as you climb, the trail goes round to the right.
This is a very long 78km mountain bike route from Dorking to Brighton. It's one way (or more not a loop) so plan to get the train back.
Glossop - Cut Gate is a mountain bike route in the Dark Peak side of Peak District. It is graded Hard / Difficult and is a mammoth 44.7 miles long. It starts from Glossop, in the Peak District. It takes you through Edale valley and over Cut Gate for some great, technical Dark Peak riding. It is a hard ride that should not be underestimated. If you are of good fitness it should take 6-8 hrs to complete. It is definitely worth the effort as it contains a number of challenging climbs and fantastic descents. The ride starts from a free car park in Glossop just off the A624, near to the junction with the A57 and the Tourist Information Centre. Kick off rom the car park (GR035940) turn left onto the A624 and climb out of Glossop, towards Hayfield.
GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Glossop - Cut Gate
High Street to Hell is mountain bike route in the Eastern Lake District. It is graded as technically Hard / Difficult and is split over two days as it is just over 43 miles long. It starts from Waterhead and the first day takes you from Ambleside YHA to Patterdale YHA via High Street and contains 25.3 miles of riding and 5136ft climbing. It is a big day in the mountains that ends with a technical trail along the edge of Ullswater.
Start by leaving the Ambleside YHA (GR377031) and turn left on the A591.
GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: High Street to Hell
This is a mountain bike route of 37 miles that starts in Ingleton, on the western edge of the Yorkshire Dales. It is a ride across big moors with some great rocky descents and lots of limestone features to look at on the way. The first half of the route heads out around Whernside before returning on the Pennine Bridleway.
Start from the Information Centre car park (GR694730). Leave the car park keeping the visitor centre on the right then at the T-junction at the exit turn right. Go under the bridge then at the following junction turn left and descend a short way to a junction at the bottom. Turn left and go across the bridge over the river to a junction directly after (GR694732). Turn right and follow the road out of the houses for a steep climb through the trees. After a while the lane plateaus and goes down a gentle descent before climbing again to a gated junction on a right hand bend (GR699745).
GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Ingleton and the Pennine Bridleway
Llandegla and Back mountain bike route is in the Clwydian Range in North Wales. I tis graded Difficult/ Hard and is 36.3 miles long. It starts from the Moel Famau car park. Using a mixture of tarmac and trails it heads out through Nercwys Forest on the way to the manmade singletrack at Llandegla. After taking in the Black Route leave the forest on the historic Offa’s Dyke trail before returning to Moel Famau along the ridge of the Clwyds. This big day out in the hills is a great mixture of pure XC and singletrack fun with good café stops on the way.
GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Llandegla and Back
This route will provide some stunning views of the south coast from the top of Kingley Vale and St Roches Hill, some challenging climbs including Cocking Hill and sweet descents on quiet single and double track bridleways. The South Down Way also make an appearance. - See more at: http://www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk/events/wiggle-south-downs-epic-mtb/#sthash.3rPMszhk.dpuf
Route starts at Fontwell Racecourse
Fontwell Ave FontwellWest Sussex BN18 0SX
A long ride out from Spean Bridge circumnavigating Ben Nevis, starting on forest roads, cycle paths and road, before heading out up the glen above Kinlochleven and into the wilderness. A proper Big Country ride best left for the long daylight hours of summer. One 4km bike hike section at about 60km in.
Once out of the station (Landranger 50/NN300394), follow the waymarked West Highland Way north. This is a one way (no loop) 55km route. Great views, rocky, technical.