Reviews for Cotswolds Mountain Biking
Great layout with full OS mapping, great pictures and, of course, great routes - all picked out by Tom Fenton, who certainly knows a thing or two about what makes a good ride.
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Cotswolds Mountain Biking
20 Classic Rides
Author: Tom Fenton
Format: Paperback (184pp)
Date:Monday, 15 February 2010
The Cotswold Hills stretch across the counties of Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, and extend into parts of Wiltshire, Somerset, Worcestershire and Warwickshire. Cotswolds Mountain Biking – 20 Classic Rides reveals all on the excellent and varied mountain bike riding tucked away in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The latest title in our bestselling series of UK mountain biking guidebooks, this book features 20 classic rides between 14km and 77km in length, suitable for mountain bikers of all abilities –many of which are within easy reach of major towns and cities, including Birmingham, Coventry, Worcester, Gloucester, Oxford, Banbury, Swindon, Cheltenham and Bristol.
Each ride is described with easy-to-follow directions and is plotted on clear and easy to use Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 mapping. Also included with each ride are details of distance, timings and difficulty gradings, plus refreshment stops and local knowledge.
A Bonus Section includes details of the downhill riding on Leckhampton Hill, plus top tens for descents, climbs and singletrack. A detailed Appendix features information on places to eat, drink, stay and have your bike repaired!
About the author
Tom Fenton has been riding mountain bikes for over 10 years, all over the UK and around Europe. As author of Mountain Biking Trail Centres – The Guide, Tom is probably the only person to have ridden every waymarked, man-made MTB trail in the UK. Tom is also the author of Cycling in the Peak District and has edited several of Vertebrate Publishing’s bestselling mountain biking titles, including Lake District Mountain Biking.