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Great Britain Mountain Biking

The best trail riding in England, Scotland & Wales
Cotswold mountain biking routes guide

Got a bike? Want to get away for the weekend and tackle stunning rides? Well this book is here to help you. Ideas on where to ride your bike, when to visit, and providing all the information you need to do a weekend's riding there. More importantly it suggests rides in each area.

There is an Ordnance Survey map and full route directions for a day ride, typical to that area and more than likely the route we'd pick if we were to ride it tomorrow. It should fill the Saturday of your weekend away. When you're done this guide will tell you where we'd eat, drink and where we'd stay. Come Sunday, depedning on your time restrains and your fitness, you might be looking for more of the same or something shorter. That's where the 'More Riding' suggestions come in. Depending on the size of the area you're visiting they will give you a suitable range of different ideas for further rides in the same region.

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Book Details:
Book Size: 21cm x 14.8cm
ISBN 13: 9781906148515
Published April 2014.
Authors: Tom Fenton & Andy McCandlish

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The Mountain Biking Routes

Basically if you are like us - keen mountain bikers - then this book is aimed at you!

It is a mountain biker's dream - the best trail riding in England, Scotland & Wales. In the palm of your hand you have all you need to plan your trips and get out on some unforgettable adventures.

56 routes with detailed route descriptions, Ordnance Survey maps, plus suggestions for other nearby rides (200 in total) with abbreviated directions. Detailed accommodation details, bike shops, trail centres.

Advice on what riding to expect in each area & the best time of year to go.

A superb guide and recommended for all mountain bikers.




Book Contents

How to use this book
Directions and accuracy
Rights of Way
What sort of bike should I be riding
What shall I stick in my bag?
Riding Safely
Mountain Rescue
Rulles of the (Off) Road
A few thoughts
Area Map

In the follwing areas the book has 56 detailed routes with maps and directions - these are aimed at being a full day ride, such as on the Saturday, and then another 200 route suggestions with abbreviated directions for a ride on the following day.

Southern England MTB Regions

The Quantock Hills
The Mendips
Salisbury Plain and the Surrounding Areas
Dorset, Swanage & The New Forest
Isle of Wight
The South Downs
The Surrey Hills - North Downs
The Chiltern Hills
The Cotswolds

gtb-mtb-photo3Northern England MTB Regions

The Malvern Hills
The Long Mynd
The Peak District
Calderdale & The South Pennines
The North York Moors
The Yorkshire Dales
The Howgills
The Lake District
Isle of Man
High Cup Nick and Cross Fell
The Cheviots and Northumberland

Wales MTB Regions

The Gower Peninsula & Pembroke
The Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains
Mid Wales
The Berwyn Hills and Llangollen
The Clwydian Hills

Scotland MTB Regions

Drumlanrig & The Lowther Hills
Tweed Valley: Peebles & Innerleithen
The Pentland Hills
North Glasgow
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs
Pitlochry & Dunkeld
Ballater & Royal Deeside
Fort Wiliam
Aviewmore & Rothiermurchus
Isle of Skye
Torridon and Applecross
Isle of Harris


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