Christmas and New Year specials Fun for everyone in Hamsterley Forest


CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

Festive Fun for the Family and Individuals “Un-wrap your Bike” sessions, Guided Rides, Skills Training sessions. More information below; full details available on our calendar.


CHRISTMAS VOUCHERS

Why not buy a 3 x 3hour 1:1 session voucher for a friend or loved one for Christmas; valid throughout 2022. Only £225.00, the ideal gift for someone of any level of Mountain Biking. (See left for more details).

INTRODUCTION TO NIGHT RIDING courses (more information below; full details on our calendar)

For more information on any of our offers, or to book a session, please email us at cycle4adventure@gmail.com


CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

As we approach Christmas day, join us for gentle “GREEN TRAIL” forest rides and BLUE TRAIL guided rides in Hamsterley Forest on our “Santa rides an MTB” sessions.


Santa rides  - “GREEN TRAIL” gentle guided ride. Starting off with some exercises to help improve your riding skills and confidence on your new bike; we then head out on a specially designated gentle trail to explore some of Hamsterley Forest, whilst getting used to your new bike. This course is ideal for adults and children aged 5 years and upwards.


Winter Wonder Rides - “BLUE TRAIL” guided ride. Starting off with some exercises to help improve your riding skills and confidence on your new bike; we then head out to explore the far reaches of Hamsterley Forest, on the BLUE trail. This course is ideal for adults and children aged 12 years and upwards


After Santa has been, we have opportunities for you to try out your new bikes.

Our ”Unwrap your new bike” sessions are a great way to try bikes that Santa Claus has brought; starting off with some exercises to help improve your riding skills and confidence on your new bike; we then head onto our special “GREEN” gentle trail to explore some of Hamsterley Forest, whilst getting used to you new bike. This course is ideal for adults and children aged 5 years and over (please note under 18’s must be accompanied by a participating adult).

The Unwrap your Potential course is for those looking to move from riding BLUE Trails to riding RED Technical Trail Features (TTF’s). starting off with some exercises to help improve your riding skills and confidence; we move into the “Skills Loop”. We will spend time looking at how to safely ride each RED TTF, with individual coaching for riders. This course is ideal for adults and children aged 10 years and over (please note under 18’s must be accompanied by a participating adult).

Unwrap your eMTB is ideal for those who have just got a new e-MountainBike and are new to E-MOUNTAIN BIKING (but have ridden non-powered MTBs prior). Starting with looking at how your new eMTB works; it's controls, motor and batteries; and how to get the most out of them. We then do some exercises to help improve your riding skills and confidence on your new eMTB; before exploring the BLUE trail*. This course is ideal for adults and young people aged 14 years and upwards (please note under 18's must be accompanied by a participating adult).

End of 2021 into the NEW YEAR

"END IT ON A HIGH" GUIDED NIGHT RIDE is ideal for riders looking for a gentle night ride, and who are happy riding BLUE trails in daylight. After an introduction to the principles of riding in the dark, safety, light technologies and positioning of lights; we head out for approximately a 2 hour ride around the BLUE trail in Hamsterley Forest, with tips and guidance along the way. This course is ideal for adults and children aged 12 years and upwards. NB we have a limited stock of handle bar mounted 960 lumens bike lights, available to hire at £6.00 per light, please book early)

NEW YEARS REVOLUTION - GUIDED RIDE Following some of the less technical RED trail sections, as well as using Forest Tracks, we venture clockwise around the outer edges of Hamsterley Forest. This Guided Ride is ideal for adults and young people aged 12 years and upwards; with experience of riding BLUE trails and lower grade RED trail type features, or similar wild country rides


The cost for each of the above courses or rides is:-

£30.00 for an adult

£35.00 for 1 adult and 1 junior

£5.00 for an additional junior

£15.00 for an additional adult

£50.00 for 2 adults and 2 juniors (NB not available on Unwrap your eMTB, End it on a High)


(please note under 18's must be accompanied by a participating adult).


INTRODUCTION TO NIGHT RIDING

We are offering INTRODUCTION TO NIGHT RIDING MTB sessions individuals to book onto these "open" courses; note max 6 per course.

For those new to exploring the trails in the dark - after an introduction to the principles of riding in the dark, safety, light technologies and positioning of lights; we head out for approximately a 2 hour ride on forest tracks and gentle trails in Hamsterley Forest.

November & December 2021 Night Ride special offer.  (in line with the latest Covid guidelines)

Price per person - Single adult £30.00

Lights - We have a limited number of modern 960 lumen LED bar mounted lights that can be hired

£6.00 per light for the MTB Night Riding session

(If you are using your own lights, we recommend a minimum 750 lumen bike specific light - handle bar or helmet mounted).






NB. All of our courses and guided rides are run in line with the latest Covid guidelines; and we advise you to bring your own bikes and safety equipment (helmet, gloves and glasses); Bike hire may be available from an external provider, please email for more information. Please check the terms and conditions for each session on our calendar


Essential Information

Pricing

See individual courses and rides

Course Duration

Various

Course Dates

See calendar for dates

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OFFERS cycle4adventure@gmail.com