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Mountain Biking Group Burnley & Blackburn

Looking for new places to ride?

If you are looking for new places to go riding in and around Burnley & Blackburn? Or new people to go riding with? Then this is the place for you!

At On Yer Bike we love riding bikes! It's one of the best parts of our job! So we do weekly social rides to get out and about around Lancashire!

During the spring and summer, we run Wednesday night rides, with a different location each week made up of about 10 local mountain bike trails in and around Burnley & Blackburn.

But during the winter months, because the weather can be a bit hit and miss factor, we switch to a monthly ride on a Sunday.

This weeks ride - May the 18th

Location - Gisburn Forrest
This week we will be heading to Gisburn Forrest!
The route will depend on the group as we make sure everyone of all levels can enjoy the ride. We are looking at doing the lower loop, but may do more if people feel up to it.
As usual, we will be looking to set off at about 7:00
So far this season we have seen lots of new faces joining in which has made the rides even better. If you are unsure of joining in, call us up in-store and we can give you more information.

Parking - BB7 4TS
We will be meeting at the Gisburn Forrest car park, You can normal spot an On Yer Bike van or 2 or Chris in his big blue transit campervan
There is a parking charge at the car park so feel free to check out the details on the Gisburn forest web site below.

Helmets are always needed when riding.
Lights still may be needed in case of emergency
Padding is up to your discretion. We will always recommend it as it will minimize injury in the event of an accident.
Make sure you always have a puncture kit! tyre levers, spare tube, pump &puncture repair kit. You should always be ready to make your own basic trailside repairs just in case.

Upcoming rides
We have started trying to plan a few weeks in advance. Now, this may be subject to change but here are the rides we are going to try to do in the upcoming weeks.
Billinge Woods - Giant Store
Hurstwood - Crooked Billet
Darwen Tower -
Lee Quarry - Future Parks
Burnley Urban - Burnley Store
Accrington Coppice
Gisburn Forrest - Gisburn Hub
Pendle Hill -

If you have any other rides you think should be on this list, then please let us know!
As long as it is beginner-friendly, travel time is less than an hour then email Chris or chat to one of our staff members in-store.

Get Social
We have a Facebook group for these rides that are open for people to connect and chat.
After every ride, we try to post up a few photos of the ride in this group.
If you want to post your own rides on this group, that is absolutely fine too! (As long as it doesn't promote a competitor)
Click Here to join the Facebook group

We are also going to start filming more of the rides, these are normally chopped down into short entertaining edits. We have already done a few previously, these can help give you a general idea of what the trail will be like.
Click Here to visit our YouTube Channel

This is a social ride, not an organized event, you ride at your own risk. Ensure you bring a suitable bike, water, food, clothing, and spare parts i.e innertube, multitool, etc. If you don't know what to bring, call into the store and we will be able to help advise you on what kit you may need

These rides are for absolutely anyone and we encourage people of all skill levels to join in!
It is just a shop social ride but there is no charge. It's just staff and customers enjoying the wheels between our legs and the wind in our hair!

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