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I'd say the best Mountain Bike Guide I've seen to date. Double thumbs up from planetFear.
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Yorkshire Dales Mountain Biking
The South Dales
Author: Nick Cotton
Format: Paperback (216pp)
Date:Monday, 1 May 2006
Find the best mountain bike routes and rides in the southern half of the Yorkshire Dales with this comprehensive guide (covering literally every legally rideable trail in the Dales!).
The Yorkshire Dales offer a superb network of bridleways, usable all year round, with trails visiting great swathes of moor, rubble-strewn descents, broadleaf woodland, exposed hillsides, stone-based lanes, tarns, rivers...
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is one of the UK's most MTB-friendly national parks. With bike buses, restored bridleways and pubs with workshops out the back, riders of all abilities are guaranteed a good time.
This guide contains 24 routes from 10 to 80km long. They are drawn up by Nick Cotton, author of over 30 MTB guides, plotted on Harvey Maps and illustrated with photography by Andy Heading. A special bonus section introduces the rider to the nearby Gisburn Forest and lists the top 10 climbs, descents and cruises in the area.
About the author
Nick Cotton has written over 40 bikes guides in the past 20 years, riding more than 30,000 miles all over Britain during the course of his research. He has travelled and trekked extensively, climbing to over 18,000ft on three continents and has cycled in many countries. Nick has authored five mountain biking titles for Vertebrate Publishing, and is also the author of the successful Traffic-Free Cycle Trails.