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Do The Ride Thing

Our 'Do The Ride Thing' web pages interpret the key points within the Scottish Outdoor Access Code relevant to off-road cycling and mountain biking. They also provide good practice guidance, advising on how to behave in a range of situations that you are likely to face when riding in Scotland’s outdoors.

Riding highlands do the ride thing Credit Deviate Cycles

Mountain biking in Scotland is world-class – with a great network of paths & trails, fantastic purpose-built trail centres, an outstanding natural environment and some of the most progressive access rights in the world.

Responsible access is a term you have probably heard and is the cornerstone of Scottish access rights. As users of the great outdoors, it is important that mountain bikers act responsibly. By respecting others and by learning how to share paths and trails, we can continue to promote mountain biking as a responsible and respectful activity.

These guides make it easier for you to enjoy Scotland’s outdoors by equipping you with the knowledge and understanding to explore our amazing country in a safe & responsible manner and help you make good decisions when you are out riding.

What to do in an emergency?

Do you know how to respond if it all goes wrong on the trail and you, or one of your riding pals, gets hurt when out on the trails?

Learn more

First aid trails Credit First Aid Borders

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