Mountain Biking Aberdeenshire: Beginners Ride
This tour introduces you to mountain biking and the Aberdeenshire landscape. We set-up a full suspension mountain bike for you and teach you some simple techniques so you can go anywhere off road. We ride the off-road trails around the estate learn about its history, the landscape and the fauna and flora. You will ride past the mansion house, through the northwest gate, and on up to the stone-age hill fort.
Your guide will give you tips on riding all the way and manage the effort so you have the mini-adventure that suits you.
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What's included :
- We provide a full suspension mountain bike, with disk brakes, automatic seat height adjustment, easy gear ratios and off-road tyres. We will provide helmets and gloves (both of which must be worn).
What's excluded :
- Snacks - Please make sure you are prepare for the weather, we do not provide warm clothing or sun scream.
We'll meet at the Loch of Skene on the Dunecht Estate, 30 minutes from Aberdeen city. I'll take 20 minutes to fit you to a bike, and give you some basic tuition on riding a full suspension mountain bike. The we ride out on the trails across the park starting along the lochside, through the pine forest, past the historic house on Dunecht Estate. We'll stop and chat with the estate staff going about their work.
During the ride, I'll show you how to use the capability of your full suspension bike. We'll work on climbing, descending, cornering and braking. You will gradually build your skills and confidence, and I'll chose the right trail for you.
Departure Point :J S Findlater (Skene) Ltd, Gairloch, Skene, Westhill AB32 6YJ, UK
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- Not recommended for Travellers that can not jog a few hundred metres
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.