Much mountain biking on the island starts in one of the plantations but routes lead up onto superb hill tracks particularly in the northern half of the island. Tracks around Kirk Michael, Ballaugh, Ramsey and Laxey offer absorbing routes which can last all day with amazing panoramas all around.
In the SW tracks and purpose built single track lead from South Barrule, past Cronk ny Array Laa all the way to Port Erin with some of the finest coastal scenery to be found anywhere.
John Barker has lived on the Isle of Man for over thirty years and in that time has walked, cycled, run, climbed, dived, watched wildlife and studied the geology of this fantastic rock in the Irish Sea. A qualified Mountain Leader, Mountain Bike Leader and Blue Badge Tour Guide for the Isle of Man, John will help you discover some of the Island’s finest trails and tracks.