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TrailX eMTB Challenge

Uckfield, East Sussex

Pippingford Estate Co, Mill House Hill, Uckfield, TN22 3, United Kingdom

Sat 8th July 2023

Starting at 13:00

1 race


Organiser's Description

The TrailX eMTB Challenge is the mountain bike event that appeals to all ‘E off-roaders’, regardless of experience or ability there is plenty to keep you smiling. It’s just you, your eBike, a bunch of like-minded souls and a stunning location, with varied terrain that makes for one of the best mountain bike courses around!

1,200m of climbing and descending over 60km (3 laps of 20km) of mixed terrain mountain biking to test you and your eMTB.

The challenge takes place on an exciting and innovative course that features a purpose-built bridge in the centre of the event village making for a true figure of 8. This means that you pass through the arena area twice per lap so there is plenty of opportunity for banter and support from spectators but also allows access to the feed area to keep your human battery topped up.

The TrailX eMTB Challenge is not a race – you will be timed but the challenge is more of a ‘battle of the battery’, optimal battery use will be crucial if you want to go fast but get home with some assistance!


  • 60km eMTB Challenge




  • 60km eMTB Challenge



Course Details

Pippingford Park is a stunning 900+ acre private estate in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, East Sussex. Due to an historical law off-road cycling is banned in the public areas of the Ashdown Forest so we consider ourselves very lucky to be able to open this largely untouched area to Mountain Bikers at this event.

If you’ve been lucky enough to have ridden at Pippingford Park before you’ll want to know if the long descent from the top of the venue to the bottom of the valley is in the course… yep, of course it is. It’s a thrill a minute descent with fast sweeping berms small jumps and drops (that are all roll-able) and fun twisting sections.

While this venue is renowned in mountain biking circles for its fun woodland single track just mentioning that doesn’t do the course justice. From trails that ebb and flow across stunning open heathland that are only accessible on long lap events to a great fun gully trail that follows the boundary of the venue, even the climbs are fun!

When it has all got a bit much after a big effort and your eyes are spinning a bit just take a breather and enjoy the amazing views across the Ashdown Forest.

What's Included

An amazing eMTB experience that is accessible to all!

Exclusive access to this amazing private venue that is one of the best in England for Mountain Biking. Regardless of the distance you choose expect the unexpected, this place has it all, from challenging hill to thrilling descents

The organising team are one of the most experienced around, having hosted many MTB events from grass roots, local events through to National Championship races so you can rest assured that you'll be well looked after, and not have to worry about a thing, except pedalling!

  • You’ll be included in the swag prize draw at the end of the event.
  • Bragging rights with your riding buddies that you finished the first ever TrailX eMTB Challenge.
  • Great atmosphere with friendly and enthusiastic crew and marshals.
  • Purpose built course within private venue.
  • Clear course marking to give you the best event experience.
  • Chip timing with split times.

How to Get There

Being located directly off of the main A22 road it is very easy to get to Pippingford Park. For your Satnav you will need TN22 3HW and then follow on site signage


There is amble parking at Pippingford Park


Pippingford Park is located approximately 30mins from Gatwick Airport and is easily accessed from all directions.


  • Can you camp at the venue?

    Yes you can, you’re more than welcome to bring a tent, camper, caravan or motor home and stay will us from the evening of Friday 7th through to the morning of Monday 10th (you must be away from Pippingford Park by 10am on Monday). Camping is only £10 per night and includes access to hot showers and toilets, camping can be booked when you purchase your tickets

  • Do I have to ride all 60km?

    No, it’s your event so do as much as you like. Each lap is 20km and you can do up to 3.

  • Is the event a race?

    Nope – you’ll be timed, but think of the competition being more of a ‘battle of the battery’, optimal battery use will be crucial if you want to go fast but get home with some assistance!


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