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MTB Trails in Scottish Borders

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Mountain biking in Scottish Borders is one of the best ways to explore more of this area of Scotland. To help you experience the best the region has to offer, we’ve reviewed our full collection of mountain bike routes to bring you the top 20. Just click on any of the routes below to browse real tips and photos shared by other members of Komoot’s mountain biking community, to see what they liked most about these Tours—and to find the perfect mountain bike route for your next ride.


The 20 best MTB rides in Scottish Borders

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    Difficult
    02:44
    14.1 mi
    5.2 mph
    2,050 ft
    2,050 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    2
    Difficult
    03:14
    15.7 mi
    4.8 mph
    2,600 ft
    2,600 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    Difficult
    01:44
    10.00 mi
    5.7 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    4
    Difficult
    01:49
    8.97 mi
    5.0 mph
    1,350 ft
    1,375 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    5
    Difficult
    05:26
    33.7 mi
    6.2 mph
    3,525 ft
    3,525 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    6
    Intermediate
    01:45
    10.2 mi
    5.8 mph
    1,750 ft
    1,750 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    7
    Intermediate
    01:36
    9.56 mi
    6.0 mph
    1,625 ft
    1,625 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    8
    Difficult
    01:50
    11.1 mi
    6.1 mph
    1,350 ft
    1,350 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    9
    Difficult
    02:01
    12.7 mi
    6.3 mph
    1,700 ft
    1,700 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    10
    Difficult
    01:40
    12.2 mi
    7.3 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,175 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    11
    Intermediate
    02:29
    12.6 mi
    5.1 mph
    2,675 ft
    2,675 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    12
    Difficult
    02:47
    22.0 mi
    7.9 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    13
    Intermediate
    02:25
    19.7 mi
    8.2 mph
    1,475 ft
    1,475 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    14
    Difficult
    04:15
    28.1 mi
    6.6 mph
    3,600 ft
    3,600 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    15
    Intermediate
    01:56
    13.2 mi
    6.8 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,075 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    16
    Difficult
    01:16
    7.02 mi
    5.6 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,150 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    17
    Difficult
    01:21
    6.00 mi
    4.5 mph
    800 ft
    800 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    18
    Intermediate
    01:55
    11.0 mi
    5.7 mph
    2,025 ft
    2,025 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    19
    Difficult
    05:03
    35.6 mi
    7.1 mph
    3,475 ft
    3,475 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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    20
    Difficult
    01:11
    5.91 mi
    5.0 mph
    875 ft
    875 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
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