Reviews for Lake District Mountain Biking
This second edition now features proper 1:50K OS maps with step by step directions and lovely photos to illustrate it.
Overall, it's a great book nicely illustrated with inspiring pics which makes you want to ride more - what else do you need from a guide book?
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Lake District Mountain Biking
Essential Trails - Second Edition
Author: Richard Staton & Chris Gore
Format: Paperback (212pp)
Date:Monday, 27 September 2010
Shortlisted for the 2011 Lakeland Book of the Year Award.
Full second edition
Lake District Mountain Biking – Essential Trails is the full second edition of the bestselling guide to some of the finest mountain bike riding in the UK.
Featured are 26 of the best mountain bike rides in the Lake District, between 12km and 60km in length, suitable for all levels of mountain bikers.
Explore classic rides around Walna Scar, High Street and Borrowdale, and discover several lesser-known gems. Ride moorland singletrack, tackle massive climbs and rattle along some of the rockiest trails you’ll ever encounter on two wheels. Enjoy lakeside cruises, picturesque valleys and 360º panoramas.
Researched, ridden and written by local riders, each route features:
- clear and easy to use Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 maps
- easy-to-follow directions
- details of distance, timings and difficulty gradings
- refreshment stops and local knowledge
A Bonus Section includes information about the man-made trails at Whinlatter and Grizedale, Top Tens and a detailed Appendix.
About the authors
Richard Staton started mountain biking back in Bristol in 1991 on a Trek 970 while on a student work placement from Sheffield City Polytechnic. Being based most of the time in Sheffield those early years were spent riding in the Peak District. After graduation he moved to the South Lakes where he stayed in order to feed his addiction. More than ten years on, he’s still here and still riding!