Hope it's ok to post about a small event this Saturday the 18/8/18.
There's a mountain bike orienteering race taking place near Edinburgh in the Pentland hills.
The beauty of these events is that, due to the fact that you decide upon your own route, they are suitable for all ages and abilities.
Whether you just fancy a short, easy pootle around some paths and tracks you may never have explored before, or you want to push yourself to the very edge of your abilities at the exciting, highly competitive top end. You can ride as hard and as far as you want.
Also, route choice is more important than pure speed, so if you aren't the fastest rider, you can compete by making good route decisions!
And there's cakes!
Info and sign up here (some entries on day also available):
Other events in series: smbo.org.uk