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Yorkshire Dales MTB Routes.

We've some great Dales mountain bike riding straight from our shop door in Settle. There are many routes to choose from but we've listed three MTB Routes below to whet your appetite.

Don't forget we also do bike hire at 3 Peaks Cycles and also have a few full suspension demo bikes available.

Pop into store and we'll be happy to give you some directions to some of the best riding in the Yorkshire Dales. You can also visit the Three Peaks Yorkshire website for some great info on the local area. Click here to visit www.threepeaksyorkshire.com


The Settle Loop

In our opiion the Settle MTB Loop is best done anticlockwise with the Stainforth descent added onto the end. Theres something for everyone and should only take  2-2.5 hours for someone of reasonable fitness.

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Settle Loop Yorkshire Dales Route Map

Gisburn Forest

The bike trails at Gisburn Forest are about 20 minutes drive from Settle and offer a great range of routes for everyone.  

  • The blue Bottoms Beck trail is just over 5 miles and is suitable for novices and younger riders. 
  • If you're looking for more of a challenge the red route The 8 is 11 miles and offers everything from singletrack, north shore and black options. Hully Gully is a firm favourite whilst the slab at Whelpstone Crag is not for the faint hearted! 
  • If you like twisty fun gravity driven trails then check out The Hope Line. Full face helmets and body armour is recommended!

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Gisburn Forest Bike Trails