• Flying high...
    Live Stunt Demo from Jack Gear.

  • Free MTB Skills Session
    Phillips Park Skills Area.

  • Free Bike and Helmet Hire
    Phillips Park Pump Track.

  • Hitting The trails...
    Riders of all ability take to the new trails.

Clayton Vale MTB Trail Network
Launch Event
off to a flying start…

Tuesday 28th 2013

Despite the lack of sunshine and the forecast of possible showers this bank holiday Clayton Vale MTB trail network launch event gets off to a flying start as cyclists of all ages and ability enjoyed the action packed day held by the National Cycle Centre at Manchester’s Velodrome, Clayton.

The new 12km mountain bike trail network and nearby skills area was officialy opened by the Mayor of Manchester. The event offered free cycle and helmet hire, free mtb skills coaching sessions, trail tours and stunt demonstrations performed by guest MTB freestyle rider Jack Gear, 2012 Portugees Dirt Jump finalist.

The Newton Heath Sidwinder

A blue grade (moderate) section of the trails on the Newton Heath side of the Vale.
Spans the length of the Vale from Bank Bridge Street to Berry Brow and the Vale's visitors centre.

Urban Red Rock-it Section

A red grade (difficult) section of the trails on the Clayton side of the Vale.
Featuring tones of technical trail features (TTF's) this section will give even the most seasoned trail rider plenty to think about.


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