The 417 Bike Park offers multiple DH tracks from beginner blues to an expert Black trail. Mostly surfaced, the tracks are rideable in all weathers. Each track is carefully graded to ensure riders know what to expect.
The Blue Trails
Suitable for: Beginners with some previous experience of riding a mountain bike. Suitable for all good quality mountain bikes.
Gradient: Moderate gradients with short sections of steeper gradients followed by a low gradient run-out. Everything is rollable.
Acceptable features: Loose surfaces, ruts, berms, tables all which may be rolled over at low speed.
THE RED TRAILS
- KINKY HOSE
- COOTER CLAW
- PINBALL WIZARD
- DUBBY SKIPPER
Suitable for: Competent rider with experience of riding trails. Great for those who are confidant on the blue runs.
Gradient: Steep gradients. May include drop-offs, jumps, tables and large rock gardens. Everything is rollable or features can be avoided.
Acceptable Features: Jumps will either be rollable at moderate speed or have an alternative line around them. Berms, tables and rock gardens and rollers.
THE BLACK TRAILS
- KENTUCKY KREAKER
- DEER KNUCKLE
Suitable for: Competent riders who are confident on red trails and will expect and relish technical challenges.
Gradient: Mainly un surfaced and natural. Fast in the dry, technical and loose in the wet
Acceptable Features: Large Jumps may not be roll-able, but will have an alternate line around them. Hazards are to be assessed and agreed by the rider before the trail is ridden as some elements will commit you to the features. Full face helmet is advised.