Want to know which trails you need to ride at BikePark Wales? We’ve racked our map-like brains to draw up a shortlist of five must-ride tracks that give you the most bang for your buck! The next time you visit BikePark Wales make a beeline for these runs…
A BPW classic – with more jumps and turns than you can shake a stick at, the red plus graded trail isn’t for the faint of heart.
Commonly mistaken to mean microwave in Welsh, the name Popty Ping is inspired by the blue plus graded trail’s flowy and jumpy line.
Another red-graded wonder, Surfin’ Bird isn’t your typical bike park trail.
If you’re after speed and and flow, Terry’s Belly is the one for you. It’s even long enough to give you arm pump and we recommend working up to a full run!
Gnarly, fast and bloody good fun. Hotstepper is just as long as Terry’s Belly but much harder, so you’d better be on your toes!
Keep your eyes peeled for issue 349 of MBUK, out on the 7th of November, for our exclusive review on BikePark Wales’ brand new trail Root Manoeuvres.
Features Editor Alex calls the mellow rolling hills of Dorset home, but before he started on MBUK, he lived in The French Alpine town of Morzine for seven years. Here he developed a scary ability to make the steepest and gnarliest trails look like a walk in the park. Occasionally his speed caught up with him, resulting in several bone crunching crashes at World Cup downhill level. Since hanging up his racing shoes Al regularly clocks up a massive weekly mileage on his trail bike, so is one of our hardiest testers.