Middleden Mountain Bike Trails lie in the heart of Middleden Forest just opposite Kirkcaldy High School in Kirkaldy in Scotland. The trails are made up of short green, blue and red graded trails as well as orange graded dirt jumps, which can be linked together to give about 5km in total.
The Revolver, a great introduction to mountain biking awaits anyone who rides the forest trail at Middleden. Running through a beautiful part of the forest the trail is suitabel for all the family and will get you ready for tackling the trickier blue trails.
'Pistol Whip' is a great flowing piece of singletrack which will put a smile on any mountain bikers face. It rolls its way across the forest and is fun no matter what your ability.
Using the multi-use paths you make your way back up the hill to 'Take Aim' which is a short section of fun singletrack featuring a nice wide boardwalk which is raised only 6 inches above the ground.
Heading across the mulit use trails you look for the trail starting on your left - 'Barrell Roll'. As the name suggests a fun time is to be had as the natural feeling singletrack rolls you up and down through the forest. Keep smiling as you head across a water feature (well, burn) and head back up to the main path which runs through the park.
If you fancy testing your skills then there are some technical trails within Middleden.
Running off the Green Forest Trail - 'Get A Grip' twists, turns, dips and climbs its way through the forest testing your skills all the way!
'Trigger Trail' is a technical trail with drop-offs, roots and boardwalk, all of which makes for an exhilarating blast down through the forest.
Heading back up to the entrance of the park - 'The Deer Track' is a tight fun piece of singletrack which will test you on the short climbs and having you whooping as you hit the rolling descents.
Orange Bike Parks
Pump Track - sitting just off The Revolver, this fun feature is great for testing your ability to keep momentum and your bike handling skills. How many times can you go round without pedalling?
Dirt Jumps - 3 jumps to hit one after the other provide a great introduction tom getting those wheels off the ground. Be sure you are ready by working yourself up to this level!
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Please note: Distance is calculated as air distance or "as the crow flies" the most direct route between two points, so the distance by road maybe slightly longer.
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