3,566 ft
Distance
21 ft
Climb
-206 ft
Descent
00:03:22
Avg time

Barry Knows Best Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Surrey Hills
    Dorking
  • AKA
    Barry
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Other
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #420 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #79531 in Trail Running
    • #93496 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
  • OSM Way

A popular trail for the Stravista's as it has a couple of bomb holes, some decent Berms and requires some hard pedalling to get a decent time. Not the most technically challenging but puts a smile on your face (careful of the very bumpy last big berm)

Access Info

Ride up Radnor Road from Peaslake until you get to a little space on the right with two logs on their side. Ride between logs and follow the trail around to the left and enjoy

At the bottom head right up hill and right again to get back to the start without needing to ride the road again.

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More Stats for Barry Knows Best mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -185 ft
  • Altitude min
    533 ft
  • Altitude max
    718 ft
  • Altitude start
    718 ft
  • Altitude end
    533 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.983%
  • Grade min
    16.214%
  • Distance climb
    436 ft
  • Distance down
    2,678 ft
  • Distance flat
    452 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:34
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Status:
on Sep 24, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (51 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
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  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Barry Knows Best Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 30 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,057 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 10,673 rides
      • Last: Oct 3, 2022

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      Oct 26, 2020 @ 3:47am
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      Aug 18, 2020 @ 2:54pm
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      Feb 12, 2019 @ 11:08am
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      5 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      thomastheroadie (Dec 15, 2020 at 7:00)
      One of the best trails in the surrey hills. Definitely suited towards xc bikes
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      MuddyLady (Aug 13, 2020 at 11:03)
      Barry's a lad!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      thomaslmtb (Jan 1, 2020 at 2:57)
      Very fast and flowy good for all level of experience with a nice couple of jumps
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      steviebaxter (Oct 27, 2019 at 2:29)
      I first rode this trail in the eighties when there was no suspension and we had to cut the undergrowth back at times to keep it open. It’s changed a bit since then. At that time it was also known as “Reservoir Dogs” presumably because it starts at the reservoir. It was also known as “Golden Birdies” but I’ve absolutely no idea why. Maybe there were a lot of pheasant hanging around and getting run over? If anyone is even older than me perhaps they can let us all know.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      fartymarty (Jul 18, 2019 at 11:12)
      Too pedally for my liking. Fun tho.
      [Reply]





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