Near Dumfries and Galloway, the Riks Red Route is an awesome 8 mile singletrack looping the forest. Themountain bike route is excellently waymarked and consists of bridges, berms, switch backs, water splashes and miles of first class single track. There are some very long uphill sections but the downhill sections will soon cool you down.
Mabie Forest lies just 4 miles from Dumfries on the A710 Solway Coast road, pass through the village of Islesteps and the entrance to the Forest is soon reached on the right hand side of the road.
Overall, Riks Red Route is the 37th most popular mountain bike trail of all 93 mountain biking rides in UK.