|Featured routes are often given as pdf files to be downloaded and viewed separately, and finally printed. the development of flash and the forthcoming SVG format allow vector information to be delivered directly into browsers without great bandwidth problems. Apart from the pdf files provided alongside for download, below is a flash format map, a mere 76kb ( 36kb less than its pdf equivalent) the flash 4 plug-in now allows printing retaining the same detail as the original file which was made in Adobe Illustrator and was of a publishable quality,
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|ride based on Ruthin pdf file 94kb
Here is a good all year route starting in Ruthin, Denbighshire. There are 3 good car parks, the one at the bottom of Clwyd Street has toilets suitable for changing and a choice of cycling friendly cafes at the finish. Bike servicing weekdays and saturdays at Cellar Cycles, Well Street. The route features climbs descents, and loads of...........slime - get surfing.
ride based on Betws y Coed pdf file 102kb
A quick ride 3 - 4 hours from Betws y Coed, Conwy. Featuring challenging climbs and off road sections, some road work which is on fairly quiet routes. Betws y Coed not only has ample car parking it is one of the UK's leading shopping centre for Outdoor Pursuits Equipment, bike servicing at Beics Betws to the rear of Tan Lan. It also has a Station which provides an alternative to non car users. Train routes are via Llandudno Junction Station on the North Wales line
|Map of the Marin Trail courtesy of Forest Enterprise and Mountain Biking Wales
A real mountain ride from Llandrillo pdf file 201kb swf 72kb
|Starting from the Village of Llandrillo south of Corwen, quickly joining a long off-road climb up onto the ridge of the Berwyn Mountains, don't forget to place your name in the Log book placed at the memorial stone of ' The Wayfarer' descend to Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog then passing through the Ceiriog Valley before returning over the high Bwlch Maen Gwynedd pass to descend back to Llandrillo. Of course be careful in the Winter this is High Mountain
|Here we will briefly review books and leaflets available on mountain biking in north wales , and wherever we fancy.. we get around you know
|On your Bike - a guide to cycling routes in the Clwydian Hills.
Probably out of print, more of a map than any given route. Produced by the late and very lamented Clwyd Countryside Service, based on maps and info made by one of the web team here. The bike , jacket and gloves were loaned from a club member for the shoot who recalls ' thankfully the gloves, glasses and Z- Peugeot shorts, were the models own.. imagine riding about in Fignon shorts and a LeMond top.. was he asking for a crash or just to be shot' Download a pdf of the map here
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