3,319 ft
Distance
96 ft
Climb
-127 ft
Descent
00:05:08
Avg time

Motorway Details

  • Riding Area
    Glentress
    Peebles
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #14055 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking

It's called "Motorway" because it's easy to pick up a lot of speed. Couple of bits could catch you out if you're not paying attention though! Short sharp climb at the end.

Access Info

Marked on the Blue Route. Crosses the red.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Motorway bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -30 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,238 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,316 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,316 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,285 ft
  • Grade max
    -27.782%
  • Grade min
    24.174%
  • Distance climb
    1,632 ft
  • Distance down
    1,527 ft
  • Distance flat
    161 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:22
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Status:
on Jan 19, 2019
Variable
Avg: 3.7 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Motorway Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 249 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,797 rides
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      Photos

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      222 |
      Jan 17, 2013 @ 3:14am
      Jan 17, 2013
      Motorway, Peebles
      1,250 |
      May 2, 2009 @ 8:55am
      May 2, 2009
      | 5 comments Motorway, Glenrothes
      251 |
      Apr 18, 2007 @ 8:31am
      Apr 18, 2007
      Motorway, Innerleithen
      277 |
      Apr 17, 2007 @ 10:51am
      Apr 17, 2007
      Motorway, Innerleithen

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