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    The “Black” trail

       Words by Velo Bikes Grizedale

       on 01/01/2010 15:50:00

    Kris Bentham 2

    This is a very technical trail only to be undertaken by very experienced riders. You must be riding a full suspension Hire bike to attempt this trail. It is described by British cycling as, “you should expect to come across unavoidable trail features such as jumps and drop-offs that are not rollable at slow speeds. High levels of fitness are also required as you don’t want to be pushed to your limits physically when your technical riding skills are being challenged.”

    This section can easily be looped to hone your lines or ridden as part of longer ride incorporating the North Face trail and bridleways.


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