Garmin MTB Days 2 with Cycle Gran Canaria


  • 87.6 km

    Distance

  • 15 m

    Min height

  • 1274 m

    Max height

  • 1259 m

    Δ height

  • Road

  • Equip

  • Skill

  • Effort

Track Description


Cycle Gran Canariawww.cyclegrancanaria.comThis was the same trip as Garmin Days 1 but with some exploring down new trails that were made as fireroads do facilitate the emergency services. MTB here is still in it's infancy with everyone banging around the same trails or getting shuttle transport to various trailheads. This can be a pain as well as expensive. The idea here is to construct loops without  the use of shuttles and thereby cut the traffic on the roads,and obviously give more riding time. The island is perfect for long distance rides, if only some of the sections linked up. The new trails are unmarked and don't even appear on GE much less on any map. E.g. I found one here that split in 3 and headed off east, west and south, naturally with my luck I chose the cul de sac, still that's next Sunday's ride sorted.Ride available for clients of Cycle Gran Canaria
Stock well with water and energy bars, be sureyou can carry your bike for up to an hour. Ride with safety in mind, this is avery isolated area with little to no mobile coverage. Bring a map and studywhere you can get to a road at various points along the way. Wear MTB shoesthat you can walk in. Leave no wrappers or litter behind you at all. Stop andenjoy the scenery as many times as you can, do not be afraid to slip into thegranny ring at every opportunity. There is much to come. Keep up to 50psi in eachtyre.

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