We have come up with a series of routes for our Wellness rides that build up in difficulty, but all with some fun and great countryside.
All the routes start at the Three Trees Cafe & Farm shop, where you can park and get refreshments afterwards. Note it is closed on Mondays, but there is a public parking spot immediately next door.
We have 5 routes so far, and you can find them on our dedicated page here. Clicking on a route title will take you through to a detail page about the individual route. There are also Garmin and GPX files to help you navigate the routes.
We’ve had lots of requests for starter rides recently and given we’re in RED january, we’ve decided to do something to fit in with that.
So, MTB Wellness. There are many benefits that mountain biking bring – both physical and mental, but getting started can be a little daunting. Whether you’re nervous about exercising, cycling or don’t really know where to start with cycling off road, hopefully we can help get you going.
We will be doing a series of rides, which will all be short with gentle inclines (no big hills or miles), all led by qualified ride leaders who can offer support and advice along the with.
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We’ve got a busy week and even, dare we say it, the possibility of some nice weather too!
First Dave will take the lead on Tuesday 17th @ 19:00 from the Bayberry. The plan is to head into the hills in search of a dry trail…..
On Wednesday evening Davinia will host the Evening Session @ The Croft Trail from 17:45
Thursday sees two events.
First up is Claire with a Morning Motivator ride @ Tidworth Freeride from 10am
On Thursday evening we have the SMTBE Thursday Night Social, this is an all abilities relaxed urban ride from the Tawny Owl @ 19:00
See you on the trails!
Don’t forget our “Try a Trail” event at Croft on Sunday. This is perfect if you’ve not tried mountain biking or a trail before. We will be taking groups around (mixed and ladies only) and our club coach will be on hand to demonstrate a bike check and offer riding advice.
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As you may have noticed we have now added gradings to all our club events. The Idea is to provide members information on the type of ride based on fitness and technical difficulty.
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You may have heard the term “tubeless” in mountain biking and wondered what it is or how to go about it. We’ll do our best to explain.
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There are some essentials you should take with you on a ride, but what is essential and what is superfluous?
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Staying hydrated is a vital part of exercise and mountain biking in particular. There are a number of ways of doing this, each with their own benefits.
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So you’ve got a mountain bike and you want to be comfortable riding (including avoiding the dreaded saddle sore!). Here’s a bit of advice on a few vital accessories to keep you comfy while riding.
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Welcome to our first article for our #getintomtb program and to get us started, we’re going to talk about why mountain biking is so good and why you should give it a go. Continue reading Getintomtb – Reasons to try Mountain Biking