As you may have noticed by now a few of the club went on a trip to North Wales (Snowdonia) last weekend. This wasn’t an official club trip and as such it was a case of every man for himself. No sign in sheets, no fixed agenda, no meeting for a beer before hand to […]
Words and photos by Chris Hopkinson Ok. Let’s get the obvious out of the way straight away. It ain’t Bikepark Wales! To be fair, comparing the two is a bit like comparing Star Wars and Blake’s 7, they’re both very good at what they do but are worlds apart budget wise. While I imagine many
Cwmcarn has 2 great xc trails, so lets go ride them! The plan is to set off from the car park at 10am and ride Carfall first, stop to refuel at the cafe, then have a bash at the Twrch trail. Don’t fancy doing both? Then feel free just to do one! For more info
This trail centre is located a few miles East of Aberystwth in mid Wales. There are three waymarked trails that all start from the visitor centre café. The routes share the start and finish sections, plus others on the way round, so they can easily be linked together to create a bespoke ride depending on
Brechfa Trails Brechfa trails are located in Wales not far from Llandovery. In total there’s 51km of surfaced trail broken down as follows [google map distances]: Derwen trail Green: 9.2km (5.7 miles) [9.5km] 506m Derwen trail Blue 4.7km (2.9 miles) [4.5km] 307m Raven Black route 18.5km (11.5 miles) [18.4km] 725m Abergorlech Red route 19km (11.8
This is a very interesting project. Some keen bikers have bought 106 acres of woodland near Llangynog in North Wales and are planning a permanent downhill and freeride course with full time uplift. They hope to have the first phase open by the summer of 2011. Revolution Bike Park website. Revolution Bike Park Facebook group.