Finally summer! We would say that means: time for trips to bike parks to explore and discover new bike terrain. But where should the next summer trip go? Have you already chosen your holiday destination for this year? In the following blog article we have collected a few bike parks worth seeing to inspire you for your summer vacation. All listed bike parks have restaurants, washing stations and accommodation (at least nearby). Here are our 5 bike park tips for summer 2022:
Biking the Saxon way
You just want to start a short trip and not cross national borders? Saxony has untouched nature and local bike parks to offer, impresses with its charm and conveys a foreign feeling, although you are still in the local area. In Saxony we would like to introduce you to two bike parks that are worth a summer weekend (end) trip.
Black Mountain Bikepark:
In Elstra you will find many trees and wild nature. The Black Mountain bike park offers a small but fine area that has something for every taste with 5 routes. The trails mainly go through the forest and offer jump and flow trails as well as downhill trails. The price here is €28 per day. You can find more information about the bike park on the website: https://www.black-mountain-bikepark.de/
The Rabensberg Trail Center is just under 2 hours from Elstra. For only €10 a day you can ride 6 completely signposted routes here. From a beginner's round to a 25-kilometer, more difficult route, you will find a wide variety of routes here, all of which start at the trailhead in the Rabenberg sports park. Enough for a weekend full of biking fun! More information here: https://www.trailcenter-rabenberg.de/
Belgian waffles at Liberty Farm, Malmedy
Do you associate Belgium with sweet waffles and crispy fries? Belgium may not always draw you in immediately when it comes to holiday planning. But Nico Vink's home bike park in Malmedy also appealed to us.
In them largest bike park in the Benelux On behalf of Liberty Farm you can not only prove your skills, but also your courage. In Malmedy you can devote yourself to challenging trails and jumps and then enjoy the Belgian Benelux. Liberty Farm's tracks include several downhill runs, a four-cross, 2 mountain bike tracks, a cross-country track and an off-road enduro track. For €10 you can use 10 lifts here. Check it out: https://www.bikepark-fermelibert.com/
Dolce Vita im Dolomiti Paganella Bike-Gebiet, Italien
Italy tempts with good coffee, warm temperatures and a large portion of Dolce Vita. Our tip if you go over the Brenner Pass: the Dolomites. South Tyrol promises wonderful slopes with a wide variety of trails that invite you to explore and enjoy. We consider the area around Lake Molveno to be particularly productive. Here you will not only find one of our favorite bike parks, but also extensive, dreamy mountain bike tours with a view.
That Dolomiti Paganella Bike-Gebiet lies in the middle of the Dolomites and has more than 400 km of routes to offer, which are divided into 3 bike zones. 80 kilometers of single trails, 9 lift facilities, 7 flow trails, 4 pump tracks/skills areas, 14 bike chalets and 3 bike patrols make the bike area varied and exciting. The price for a day bike pass is currently €40. A long weekend or even a week can be endured in this area. You can find more information here: https://www.dolomitipaganellabike.com/de
Nordic summer climate at Åre Bikepark, Sweden
It's actually much too hot for you in summer and that's why you're drawn to the north anyway? The north of Sweden convinces with spectacular nature, extensive landscape and is a great destination for a bike trip.
in the Åre bike park in Sweden you get your money's worth. The largest bike park in Scandinavia offers a total of 50 kilometers of riding fun spread over 39 trails with an altitude difference of up to 853 meters. In addition to a breathtaking view of the Swedish seascape, you can also see the various trails. For €42.50 a day, you can ride different levels of difficulty in the colors blue, red and black, which give you a good idea of what you want to expect on holiday. You can then relax with a dip in the lake. https://www.skistar.com/de/Skigebiete/are/sommer-in-are/
By the way: In order to be able to freshen up your bike for transport after the ride without having to look for a suitable surface, it is best to have our environmentally friendly Neatflow biker cleaner with you in your luggage. So you leave no traces on your summer bike trip.
Could we inspire you or do you already know all these goals? Leave us a comment, expand our bike park list or tell us about your experiences at the bike parks mentioned above. We look forward to your input.
Your NEATFLOW team