Guided MTB Rides

Let me show you my favourite trails

The Flattyres-MTB rides are a great way to experience my routes without referring to a map or GPS. That leaves you free to enjoy the trails and scenery, while relying on my years of experience being an MBLA qualified guide and instructor.

Free Guided Rides

I love sharing the trails I have found with others. To do this, as well as producing my route guides, I started my free guided rides. These rides take the form of a monthly Sunday Social Ride and weekly Wednesday Night Rides. The emphasis on these rides is about the getting out in the hills and having fun, with plenty of stops to have a chat and catch your breath. Details on these rides can be found below.

Bespoke Guided Rides

Want to ride with your family and friends on a ride tailored to your exact needs? I am available as a guide for hire to make sure you all have the best day out on your bikes. Full details are available on my Bespoke Guided Rides page.

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Social Rides

These rides are around 20 miles with the emphasis on getting out and having fun. Good basic mountain biking skills are necessary, but if you can make it around my Cilcain and the Vale of Clwyd route in under 4hrs, you should have no problems (that is not to say you will not be tired at the end). Max 20 Riders

Night Rides

These rides are based around the Clwydian Range and the Ceiriog Valley, with a variety of terrain suitable for a whole spectrum of riders, from those just starting out to the experienced. They start at 7pm and last for two hours with time for a quick drink at the end.

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Ride Details

Night Ride - Graianrhyd, nr Clwydian Range, North Wales
Ride starts 7pm: Wed 31st May 2017
This will be a 9.8 mile ride following my Graiarhyd and Nercwys Forest route. The ride will star from the car park at the Rose and Crown in Graianrhyd (map link).

Social Ride - Long Mynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire
Ride starts 10am: Sun 4th June 2017
This will be a 19 mile ride mostly following my Long Mynd - Little Stretton route. I am going to change the route slightly from to go down Minton Batch as the second descent rather than the one detailed in the route guide. The ride will start from the car park next to the Co-op in the centre of Church Stretton (map link).

Night Ride - Glyn Ceiriog, Ceiriog Valley, North Wales
Ride starts 7pm: Wed 7th June 2017
This will be an easy 12.6 mile ride following my Pen y Gwely Reservoir route. The ride will start from the car park at the Community Centre in Glyn Ceiriog (map link).

These rides begin at the stated start time.
Please turn up in good time before this to be ready for the ride.
Please read the Ride Requirements below.
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Flattyres-MTB Clothing

Vinyl Bear, a local North Wales company, have produced some fantastic Flattyres-MTB clothing. There is a hoodie and male / female wicking T-shirts to choose from, which look good both on and off the bike. You can buy them HERE.

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Ride Requirements

Want to come along

Then please Email me, giving your Name and Contact Phone Number (just in case of any last minute changes).

Please Remeber

  • No Helmet = No Ride
  • Your bike must be in a good, trail worthy condition
  • You will be required to sign a disclaimer. They are available on the ride.


Pictures of previous rides are available in the Gallery.