- Pearce XC @ Hopton
Been meaning to for a long time, but not gotten there yet.
The crap weather at the start of the year meant due to it “not really man made”, it wasn’t recommended, by ppl who’d been, when wet.
I have to drive past the Wyre to get there… 20min to Wyre or 1hr+ to Hopton, yet to pass up on the Wyre 😳
Got to get there soon though, as it is well rated by those who’ve beenPosted 4 years agojohnny5Member
Did it last February. It was a great 10 mile loop
Some of it was wet but all very rideable and enjoyable
Reminded me of the good bits of dalby forest
I was on holiday there for a weekend and hired a bike from Dave pearces shop who were great
It was a camber 29er which was perfect .
Definitely worth a visit if you live no more than an hour or so away…
I imagine its riding very well right now …Posted 4 years ago
My most local ‘trail centre’ though it’s not really very man made, so do many people use it, don’t see much mention of it on here?Posted 4 years agosuperfliMember
Rode it last November when there were floods about. Thought it was excellent. I only found out about it whilst riding the Pearce Cycles GEnduro a month or so prior.Posted 4 years ago
When you say man-made, you mean not surfaced. It has plenty of berms and features, but not allweather surfacedz1ppyMember
Well managed to get there today, and damn if it a tough little bugger for such a short(ish) route, but lovely little ride in the sun this afternoon. That said we weren’t in a rush to do much more after doing the blue/qualifier/red.
Great little trail making good use of all the wood and terrain. What a load of work Pearce cycles (and co?) must have put into it.
The small part that is the red/black crossover was a ‘interesting’, and the whole run must be
torture in the wet to be fair.
+1Posted 4 years ago
Pity it’s not easier to get to, as I’d make effort to get there, and I’m only coming from kiddy way.
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