1,681 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-186 ft
Descent
00:01:52
Avg time

The X-files Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All seasons
  • TTFs on trail
    Jump, Skinny
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

The X-files run is one of the original trails of Friston Forest and has been there since the 1980s. Featured in some of the early MBUK video tapes and sprung videos. This trail is suited for AM/Enduro/.XC bikes mainly. Long travel Dh bikes are slightly overkill but also possible. The trail incorporated DH, berms,switchback,drops

Access Info

Passing Friston Forest car park by road,ride up the long steep uphill main road until you come to a lay by on the left with a forest access point. Enter the forest and ride 20 yards until you find the trail start point

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More Stats for The X-files mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -184 ft
  • Altitude min
    115 ft
  • Altitude max
    299 ft
  • Altitude start
    299 ft
  • Altitude end
    115 ft
  • Grade max
    -41.562%
  • Grade min
    0.985%
  • Distance climb
    246 ft
  • Distance down
    1,436 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:52
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Status:
on Aug 19, 2015
Dry
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The X-files Trail Reports

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Aug 19, 2015 @ 2:34pm
Aug 19, 2015
Reconstruction work is now being carried out. Today the lower section and berm was restored
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Videos

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Sprung 2 dvd x-files clip
176 | Jan 4, 2015 , Eastbourne
The X-Files in HD
2:53 | 301 | Jul 3, 2010 , Eastbourne
Friston 'x files'
0:12 | 284 | Jul 19, 2009 , Eastbourne
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