North West Area, National Retrobike Ride:
Saturday 27th February 2010
1 lap of Gisburn Forest Trail Centre, 16km lap all off road.
:: Meeting at 10am
for 10:30am start from the Whelpstone Cafe in Tosside
, parking at rear of cafe or on the road. Free bike wash too!!!
:: Website Here
Well drained fire roads, boards, single track and new fast flowing bermed roller coaster.
How to get there:
Slaidburn, Clitheroe, Blackburn, Wigglesworth, and Skipton are the nearest towns or villages.
Follow B6478 North
A65 south then B6478 west
Minor road to Abbeystead and Newton south. At Newton B6478 north.
Welcome retrobikers to the North West of England’s very first National Retrobike Event. The riding will take place at the fantastic revamped Gisburn Forest Trail Centre. This venue has been especially chosen to blow away those winter cobwebs and allow riders of all abilities and fitness levels to enjoy some fantastic all weather trails. The retrobike banter is friendly and infectious, so if you're planning on making this your first ever retro bike ride, we guarantee that it will be the first of many.
Here’s a few pictures of the Gisburn trails to wet your appetites:
Obviously those pictures show people riding modern tosh, but fear not you can bring your old school masterpiece and ride it with pride.
There will be a prizes for the bike which everyone votes 'retrobike of the day' as well as a few other surprises!
Everyone from all areas is welcome.
So what say you!