Mountain biking in the city - Experienced

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Off Road (Trail) Biking
Jan 19
2019

3 people attending

7 places left

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£10.00
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12 km 3 hours

Mountain bike in Manchester! 

If you don't have a bike we have a very limited number of spare bikes that we can lend. Message me if you would like to borrow one or if you have a suitable one you could lend. 

We shall be riding the purpose built trail in Clayton Vale, next to the Sportcity velodrome.  This event is suitable for anyone who can ride their bike on bumpy surfaces, so an excellent introduction into mountain biking.  Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are both suitable.  We shall begin with a session in the skills zone where I will be happy to offer advice on riding roll-offs, drop-offs, berms (banked corners), step ups and for those who wish, jumping.  We shall then enter the wooded valley to tackle the dark blue and red mountain bike trails which are about 5 and 7 km respectively and offer the chance to take on the challenging black graded "scorpion tail" descent.

Haven't done much mountain biking before? See the "beginners" event.

Location

53.485482861813, -2.191922678534