Video: Exploring Tweed Valley with Scotty Laughland

Mar 14, 2022 at 3:32
by DMBinS DMBinS  


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TWEED VALLEY
ICONIC RIDING IN THE SCOTTISH BORDERS
Avalanche is a world class, renowned trail at the "Golfie", Caberston Forest that overlooks Innerleithen.

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From open Heathland, abundant in Scotland but very rare across Europe, to the dense plantations created post war, the Tweed Valley offers a huge mix of riding and terrain.

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Downhill is not dead. The 2020 World Champion Reece Wilson hails from near the valley, and Ruaridh Cunningham, another form DH world Champion is from the Valley. These trails have seen many of world's top riders race on them over the last 25 years.

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The valley might lack the drama of Lochaber, but the views are Arcadian in the classical sense, and the hills higher than many give them credit for.

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With there ESO group based in the valley, along with uplift services, numerous guiding businesses and shops, a real buzz in alive and kicking.

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Author Info:
DMBinS avatar

Member since Feb 7, 2019
11 articles

12 Comments
  • 10 1
 Terrible place. Would not recommend *wink*
  • 6 0
 Yeah, this totally makes me want to move there. Sorry locals, there are about to be braking bumps everywhere.
  • 2 0
 there already there trust me lol
  • 2 0
 Can't wait to get back to the old country sometime, riding looks fantastic.
  • 3 2
 Tweed Valley riding is spectacular, shame the video didn't show the region off at it's best
  • 1 0
 Worth a look here for a great trip in the valley

www.mtbbeds.com/accommodation/uk/tweed-valley-enduro-long-weekend
  • 1 0
 Shower is included! What else?
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