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    Good MTB spots near Barcelona?

    I will be in Barcelona for the Catalunya MotoGP race in June. Was wondering if there are any good spots near the city to go mountain biking? Also a place to rent a decent bike?
    I welcome someone that wants to be my guide, I will buy you a few beers.
    Any place that is accessible via public transportation with a bit of a ride to/from the trailhead?

    Feel free to send me a PM too.


    Thanks!

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    Barcelona has the sea on one side and the mountains on the other. Plenty of trails right out the door. I'm from there. Just let me come back to you anothr time, ı'm typing from my phone and it suxs. Can provide you all the info you need. Cheers
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    Awesome thanks man!

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    Hi there. I´ve asked the 2 largest bikeshops where I normally go and they do not rent bikes. What a pity. You may want to contact them anyway or just to hang around there for a while.

    These are the shops:

    Probike: http://www.probike.es/
    I know them since long ago. Actually since I started MTB´king 15 years ago or so. Nice, nice people and large cool shop.I know first hand they speak english.

    Tomas Domingo. http://www.tomasdomingo.com/index.php
    Kind of competence of the former. Not as nice though.

    There are more, I´ll check and tell you.
    Bye
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    Sounds good!

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    Likely headed that way in January and would love to know of where to rent and where to ride. Any pointers from your trip PhxBenK?

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    Up!

    I'll be in Barcelona for a few days this may and wouldn't mind taking my bike with me.
    Any trails / rides recommended around the city?
    I'll have my car so can drive around easily.

    Muchas gracias!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pierre_s View Post
    Up!

    I'll be in Barcelona for a few days this may and wouldn't mind taking my bike with me.
    Any trails / rides recommended around the city?
    I'll have my car so can drive around easily.

    Muchas gracias!
    pasate por este foro y encontrareis muchos post de todas las ciudades

    ForoMTB.com

    en barcelona en concreto estos para quedar con gente

    este es el foro de salidas y encuentros entre los foreros

    el general

    Cataluņa/Catalunya | ForoMTB.com

    algunas opciones con los que he salido alguna vez y hay muchas mas

    Endureggs ! Salidas endureras por la Serralada de la Marina ! | ForoMTB.com

    CONVIVENCIAS ESPIRITUALES | ForoMTB.com

    COLLSEROLADES ... coses d'en Collse i Cia | ForoMTB.com

    Salida por el Parque natural del Garraf | ForoMTB.com

    tambien convendria saber si practicais XC , Enduro o all mountain

    un saludo

    Please read this forum and you will find many post of all cities

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    in barcelona in particular to meet with people

    This is the forum for outings and meetings between membersthe

    general

    Cataluņa/Catalunya | ForoMTB.com

    Some options that I have ever been and there are many more

    Endureggs ! Salidas endureras por la Serralada de la Marina ! | ForoMTB.com

    CONVIVENCIAS ESPIRITUALES | ForoMTB.com

    COLLSEROLADES ... coses d'en Collse i Cia | ForoMTB.com

    Salida por el Parque natural del Garraf | ForoMTB.com

    also lot know if practicais XC, Enduro or all mountain

    a greeting

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    thx Aspirina!
    I'm an all mountain kind of guy who loves a good long single track (who doesn't? ).
    I wish I had paid more attention in spanish classes... Seems that most of the real info is held by the locals and google translate doesn't cope too well with their bikers slang

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    If your spanish research attempts fail, I can suggest a good day trip from Barcelona: Start with a short train ride to the town of "Olesa de Montserrat". Spanish short distance trains are called "Cercania", they travel often and cheaply, bikes are free, just roll on. Or take your car... but it's not really needed.

    Here's is the gps-track: | GPSies Track | GPSies

    You'll also get a funky old cable car to an even older and very famous chloister. Then a bit more uphill on dirt roads and a majorly cool single track for downhill. Some pictures: Rehabilix - von El Hierro nach Barcelona | Seite 63 | MTB-News.de

    Have fun.

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    thx @joeuser!

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    If anyone is interested, I can provide you with the best singletrack gps-tracks in my riding zone, close to Barcelona, and easy to get by train (bikes allowed off-peak).

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    I visited Barcelona, the city is beautiful: a lot of architectural edifices, very nice city beach and wide promenade along the city beach where everyone can ride a bike.. But if i remember correctly there is Montjuic hill which is a big park where you can ride a mountain bike from where rider can have great view on the city..

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    es el TIBIDABO y el parque de collserola
    donde hay muchas rutas y bikers que de seguro
    os llevaran ya sea rally o enduro
    mirar foromtb en rutas y quedadas y poneros en contacto
    con ellos

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    I live in La Garriga, about 40 mins out of Barcelona, can give you GPX files for awesome singletrack too.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLWBKZ2tOKQ

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