Off Road Bike Races in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

For those who like to race off road - whether on skinny cyclo-cross tyres, or on fatter tyres more suited to cross country, downhill, and enduros we hope you find this page useful.

Our list is not exhaustive - if you know of any other events in the Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire or Moray area that visitors to the Cycle Grampian website may be interested in then please let us know. Contact details are on the link at the bottom of the page.

Scottish Cyclo Cross (17 Feb 2019)

Deeside Thistle CC host stage 6 of the Scottish Cyclo Cross series at Knockburn Loch and Outdoor Centre, Strachan near Banchory. A fantastic day of cycling is promised with races ranging from those for under 10 years old, right through the age spectrum to a dedicated Veteran's race for those aged 50 to 59.
More details, and entry details from the Scottish Cyclo Cross website.

Scottish Cross Country Series, Round 4. (16 June 2019)

Deeside Thistle CC are helping to bring round 4 of the Scottish XC series to Kirkhill Forest Mountain Bike Park just outside Aberdeen. Loads of races are on offer to make it a thoroughly family day out, and there are even taster races for those who want to have a go but aren't sure. See our page on Kirkhill Forest Mountain Bike Park for some more details on what Kirkhill has to offer and how to get there.
More details, and entry details from the Scottish XC website.

Highland Hardline Downhill (23 June 2019)

Round 4 of the Highland Hardline Downhill series is being held at DH Farm, near Portsoy in Aberdeenshire. Highland Hardline is a downhill race series on a short course for younger riders aged 8 to 18 years old.
More details available from the Highland Hardline website.

Scottish Enduro Series, Round 4 (27 & 28 July 2019)

No Fuss Events bring the Scottish Enduro Series back to Pitfichie for the third year running. Riders can expect good hard pedals through real countryside on a red-grade trail across granite hill tops, as well as a challenging downhill route. See our page on Pitfichie Forest Mountain Bike Trails for some more details on what Pitfichie has to offer and how to get there.
More details about the Scottish Enduro Series, and the Pitfichie event, including how to enter can be found on the No Fuss Events website.

Chapelton Cyclo Cross

2018 event cancelled
Round 3 of the Scottish Cycling North Cyclo Cross series hosted by Forres CC is to be held at Chapelton Farm. A full card of racing is planned with races for under 12's right through to Vet races.