MTB Rides

MTB rides take place on a Saturday morning throughout the year.  We are a very friendly and social bunch that all love riding our bikes, so come join us.

For the most up to date information, check our facebook events page

Local rides

Led mountain bike rides happen every Saturday morning throughout the year.​

 

So that you can join the rides that are right for you, the distance and technicality of the rides categorised using the following categories:

Blue

Suitable for intermediate cyclist/mountain bikers with basic off-road riding skills.

 

Trail surface may be loose uneven or muddy at times and include small obstacles of roots and rock. Most gradients are moderate but may include short steep sections. Includes small Technical Trail Features. A good standard of fitness can help.

Red

Suitable only for experienced mountain bikers riding mountain bikes.

 

The length of these rides varies they will include a wide range of climbs and descents of a challenging nature. Expect berms, large rocks, medium steps, drop-offs, cambers, jumps, chutes, large stones, and tree roots.

 

XC

A longer (25+miles) ride likely to involve plenty of climbing but sticking to blue style trails. 

Beginner

Away Days

Throughout the year we have a series of away days

What To Bring

  • Mountain bike (full suspension or hardtail) suitable for off-road use and in good working order

  • Helmet Compulsory - no lid no ride!

  • Puncture repair kit - spare tube(s) to suit your wheel/tyres, pump, tyre levers

  • Suitable clothing for cycling

  • Gloves - not essential but will protect your hands from the elements and injury in case of a fall

  • Knee/Elbow pads etc - not compulsory but if you have them, they can be useful

  • Spare layers depending on the weather conditions

  • Multi-tool 

  • Some food to keep your energy levels up for the duration of the ride

  • Water or energy drink, again enough for the duration of the ride and weather conditions

  • Backpack to carry everything in

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