What Mtb Trails are on offer ?
Yorkshire Cycle Hub
The Yorkshire Cycle Hub is a privately owned mountain bike facility found in the amazing North York Moors national park.
There’s no doubt the hub itself is an amazing place to base yourself for a mountain bike trip but what trails are on offer?
Endless Bridalways from the doorstep
Cross country rides in all directions with endless miles of bridal way and single track.
All weather Trail Centres Dalby Forest,Sutton Bank and Guisborough Woods are a short drive away.
The Yorkshire Cycle Hub has it’s own trail loop around the facility!
*Tip* If you’re looking for servicing, new gear or bike hire in Yorkshire then the shop onsite has you covered.
A Great day out for riders who are bike fit or want to build on that.
Dalby Forest is a HUGE trail centre with riding perfect for intermediates and beginners with a handful of technical sections for the more advanced riders.
The trails on offer start with a mellow blue for beginners. The Red trail is the most popular which has an optional black graded world cup xc loop. This can be added on to your ride for extra hill climbs and more technical descents. Combined these trails come in at about 25 miles!
The Dalby forest mtb trails are great fun but do include a few dull sections. These are quickly forgotten when blasting down the amazing flowing single track sections of trail.
The Sutton Bank mtb trail network is known for being a quiet place to ride with 5 sign posted trails to choose from. find Sutton Bank about a 45 minute drive from the Yorkshire cycle hub.
Quoted from Sutton Bank Bikes
“The best thing about Sutton Bank is that it isn’t your typical tree lined trail centre, it is a location for those wanting to take a step into a natural environment with fast, flowing singletrack and bridleways, whilst taking in spectacular views. We describe our routes as a stacked trail centre, meaning you need to set off on the Cliff Trail to pick the Fort and Paradise Trail.”
For more information about these trails visit Sutton Bank Bikes
The Guisborough Woods mtb trails are almost all off grid with only a 7.5km blue marked trail. Find a local guide, reach out on the facebook group or use trailforks to get the most out of this area.
From the Doorstep……
If you look from the windows of the Yorkshire Cycle Hub cafe, you can see rolling hills in all directions. Each peak has trails accessible from the front door of the Yorkshire moors cycle hub.
These trails mainly consist of big climbs and flowing descents. If you’re unsure about heading off alone then tag along on the bi weekly group rides or ask staff for GPX files. Not all trails are smooth and flowing though as you can take on the waterfall trail featured in the video above.
The trail fairies have also been working magic across around the hub too. A man made trail that dives into woodland sections, berms, jumps and flowing corners. An optional steep climb can added onto the loop to find the technical ‘rampage line’! All featured in the video above.
Yorkshire Cycle Hub Features
5 bunk rooms with en-suite, self catering kitchen, drying room, common room and breakfast.
£35 a night includes breakfast, bedding and towels.
Great brands to kit yourself out with, A selection of bikes to hire and demo as well as bike servicing.
SERVING CAKES, SCONES, TRAY BAKES, SOUP, SANDWICHES, PANINI, BREAKFASTS & SPECIALS.
BAYTOWN COFFEE, YORKSHIRE TEA AND BIRD & BLEND LOOSE TEA.
Worth a mention…..
The Yorkshire Cycle Hub hosts weekly group events on Wednesdays. They alternate between floodlit dual slalom fun races, and group rides. Meet at the hub for 6.30pm with dinner served in the cafe at 8.30pm.
If you are road tripping to the hub from North or South there are other great riding venues that might be worth a look such as; Leeds Urban Bike Park or Danny Harts Descend Bike Park/Hamsterly Forest trail centre which are both roughly 1.5 hrs from the hub. Not to forget the Beautiful Lake District and Peak District are in the vicinity (roughly 2.5hrs) which could be incorporated into an epic trip.
Who’s it best for?
It’s all about riding natural terrain and earning your turns. Avoid the crowds and push your fitness with some of big climbs and great single track. The North York Moors is so much more than just mountain bike trails and offers incredible scenery in every direction. The Yorkshire Cycle Hub is the perfect base for well priced, clean accommodation which is run by riders for riders.
Not to mention you get to sample the great fryup dale cafe and take on the legendary fryup breakfast in a place called fryup, which lets be honest…. is a good enough of a reason to visit itself!
For bookings, click here to visit Yorkshire Cycle Hub.