Ashton Court – XC Ride Away this Sunday

As advertised the Club XC ride away for May is at Ashton Court in Bristol on Sunday May the 9th

Timberland Trail - Ashton Court
Overall grade Blue - due to the lack of climbing - but the tech sections are more like Red
Distance approx 8 miles per lap dependant on the route choices we make
Time 45 mins - 75 mins per lap
Climb - Very Little 

Most of the trail has been hand built by with materials donated from the quarry next to the site. It is used as the Bristol Bikefest course and it's fairly flat with some fast and furious singletrack and a lot of rocks and roots. Some log drops and steps, grit berms plus a little bit of technical climbing (especially if it is wet).

The surfaces vary widely from rock,mud,grass,grit,roots, wet leaves and is suitable for better quality mountain bikes - full suss or hardtail.

Tyres - If it's dry, summer semi slicks are ideal, if it's wet though bring mud tyres !. whatever you run pinch flats are a very real possibility - so be prepared.

There is a basic Cafe on site for Bacon Butties and tea but parking can get a bit hectic at the weekends so would advise we get there earlyish.

Meet at the Cheese and Grain 8.00 for 8.15 departure.



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