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North York Moors Mountain Biking

Moorland Trails

Paperback (176pp)
  • Paperback £14.95
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North York Moors Mountain Biking - Moorland Trails is the ninth title in our bestselling series of UK mountain bike guidebooks. This book features 21 routes in the North York Moors National Park, between 10 and 77 kilometres in length, suitable for all levels of mountain bikers.

The North York Moors National Park contains some of the most beautiful moorland scenery in the UK – sea views, hidden villages and valleys, wild and bleak moors ... It also contains some of the country's best mountain biking with wild and fast moorland tracks, technically demanding singletrack and intricate and exciting forest riding.

The routes have been put together by Tony Harker, a moors local and experienced mountain biker and founder of the moors-dedicated Muddybums mountain biking website. Each route is described with easy-to-follow directions and details of distance, grade of difficulty, refreshment stops and is plotted on Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 scale mapping.

A Bonus Section includes Top Tens for downhills and singletrack, plus information about the purpose-built trail centres at Dalby Forest and Guisborough and the Moors to Sea cycle network. A comprehensive appendix includes further information about finding places to eat, drink & stay.

Growing up in Teesside Tony Harker started walking on the moors at a young age in the 1970s. Tony took to mountain biking in the 1990s and is still going strong. In 1999, Tony created the moors-dedicated mountain biking website Muddybums in response to the limited information on routes available to ride on the moors. Tony’s passion for mountain biking on the moors shines through in this guide.
  • Title: North York Moors Mountain Biking
  • Sub-title: Moorland Trails
  • Author: Tony Harker
  • Imprint: Vertebrate Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-906148-08-9
  • Rights: Worldwide
  • Publication date: 19 December 2008
  • Edition: First
  • Size: 175mm x 120mm
  • Extent: 176 pages, full colour throughout with Ordnance Survey mapping
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Weight: 230g
  • Retail price: £14.95

'This book is exactly what the doctor ordered; it's fresh and upbeat in style, with great photos that really show some of the trails in their best light.'

'This is a superb guide book. Written by someone who clearly knows his stuff, the routes are clearly and concisely described and the mapping is excellent, being proper OS maps.'
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