Welcome to Rough Ride Guide

MTB guidebooks

Our unique guidebooks are designed, written and produced by MTB'ers for MTB'ers, and are all made in Britain. Features include:

  • Unique ring-binder folder design
  • Ordnance Survey maps
  • Removeable water resistant pages
  • Shortcut & Extension route options
  • Route profiles & local information


We produce the route guides for the UK'S biggest MTB magazine, MBUK, and also What MTB, the leading MTB reviews magazine.

We design & help run the British Heart Foundation off-road events all over the UK, such as the London 2 Brighton off-road which is now the largest off-road charity bike ride in Europe, and the amazing multi-day London 2 Paris off-road bike ride.

When we find the time, we also run our own events, such as the amazing, fully supported, 6-day Welsh Coast 2 Coast off road epic, as well as smaller events for clubs and charities, with routes ranging from family rides to 100km epic XC challenges.

We are also British Cycling qualified MTB guides, trained in outdoor first aid and insured by British Cycling, able to provide guided rides for all abilities, using our extensive knowledge and experience of the UK trails, to provide the best custom made adventures to suit your needs.

Other than that we have a small bespoke shop stocking a few carefully hand-selected cycling goodies that we know any cyclist would also love to have.

Find MTB Routes

Latest News

Published route updates and news

Published route updates and news
Updated information on our routes, be it recommended B&B's, cafes, trail conditions, etc...
Read article

Bontrager Flash Charger pump

Bontrager Flash Charger pump
A pump for tubeless tyres
Read article