2,133 ft
Distance
-279 ft
Descent
00:04:03
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Forest of Dean
    Gloucester
  • AKA
    G.B.U.
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, RD, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Pump Track
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3393 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

fast, rocky, steep singletrack. drops whith arkward takeoffs and steep landings. ends in jump section

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!/GBU bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -279 ft
  • Altitude min
    397 ft
  • Altitude max
    676 ft
  • Altitude start
    676 ft
  • Altitude end
    397 ft
  • Grade max
    -24.275%
  • Grade min
    -7.206%
  • Distance down
    2,133 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:03
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Status:
on Sep 2, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      The Good, The... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 110 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 683 rides
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      Photos

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      The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!/GBU

      PB News Articles

      May 28, 2013
      Video: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Video: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
      Fast trails, fun jumps and big berms - it doesn't get much better.

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag vodores (Jun 20, 2015 at 9:49)
       GBU is one of the best trail at the FOD. Most valuable are two quite big drop off section, good for improving you skills
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag whiter74 DTV (Jan 4, 2016 at 4:43)
       Built By : The Dean Trail Volunteers are a group of riders from all disciplines working in partnership with the Forestry Commission to develop and maintain the mountain bike trails in the Forest of Dean.
      Our aim is to design and create a variety of enjoyable and challenging XC and DH trails for locals and visitors alike and to promote mountain biking in the area..
      [Reply]

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