GREENLINK MOUNTAIN BIKE SKILLS ZONE IS OPEN

The Greenlink Mountain Bike Skills Zone in North Motherwell is now open to the public.

Many thanks go to VIRIDOR and the ASDA FOUNDATION for donating £30,000 and £15,000 respectively towards the construction of the site and to North Lanarkshire Council and Forestry Commission Scotland for their continued support. 

For a  local map of the Mountain Bike Skills Zone please see our publications page.

The Grand Opening of the Mountain Bike Skills Zone was held on Saturday the 9th of April and was a great success.

The Skills zone - that will open a whole new world of sport and past time to many in Motherwell and surrounding areas -  was officially opened by former twice World Record Holder and twice World Champion Cyclist Graeme Obree.

Motherwell Mountain Bike Club.

Motherwell Mountain Bike ClubThe club, pictured here with Graeme Orbree, established in January 2009, is a family orientated club where kids and parents can ride together.

Everyone is welcome, so if its your first time on a bike or you're a pro and keen to go out with the family, then this is the club for you.The  Club meets every Sunday morning at 9:30am outside Strathclyde Country Park's Watersport Centre for local rides throughout the Greenlink Project area taking in tricky single tracks you might not know about, as well as routes in Strathclyde Country Park and Chatelherault and the new Mountain Bike Skills Zone in North Motherwell.

 The Club also hold once-a-month away days to places such as Carron Valley, Glen Tress and Seven Stanes in the borders.Tracks which have been classed as some of the best mountain biking in the world!!

Please contact Brian, the club secretary on 07717016788 or email gmtbcsecretary@aol.co.uk  to book your place and get more information.

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