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Cannock Chase for a complete noob

DanieljephcottDanieljephcott Posts: 334
edited August 2016 in MTB rides
Hello all,

think im off to Cannock chase with my brother on saturday and now pooping my self.

Currently im managing to do 10 mile rides at draycote water which is on tarmac, i tried a quick little wood route last time and even though i loved it i was shattered and it was like half a mile :).

So where do i ride at cannock, i dont fancy just a boring ride i do want to get into some woods and a little bit of trials but the last thing i want to do is get in the way of everyone so somewhere quiet would be perfect.

my fitness isnt great as well so i dont want to be stuck on a trial thats killing me with people behind waiting for my fat censored to finish.

your help is much needed.



  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,851
    If your fitness isn't 100% you could just start off on the blue trail or just do follow the Dog stage by state. Just bare in mind it gets busy at weekends. Another option not to far from Cannock is Hicks lodge at Moira near Ashby dela zouch. It's not technical, fairly flat but ideal for building fitness up and doesn't get to busy normally. Basically smooth gravel with small berms, table tops and plenty of turns. Good cafe on site, expect to pay for parking.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
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