Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 30
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122

    Israel Roll Call

    Riders in Israeli check in here. I ride a Rocky Mountain and cycle mostly in the Ben Shemen, Jerusalem, Park Canada areas.

    Mike

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    20
    I'm not there yet, but I'm going to be living in the TLV area starting in March. Would love to meet up and hit the trails with anyone out there.

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    11
    Quote Originally Posted by Asherlc View Post
    I'm not there yet, but I'm going to be living in the TLV area starting in March. Would love to meet up and hit the trails with anyone out there.

    I've not been here that long myself. Only got my first mountain bike a few weeks ago, maybe by march I won't be such a noob

  4. #4
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Gents,

    I ride mainly trails/XC (and sometimes all mountain) around Ben Shemen. Be'eri is a must do ride. There are many more.

    hw8, where do you ride; what sort of riding?

    Asheric, there's a trail to/from Tel Aviv all the way to/from Jerusalem. Even sections of that are cool.

    Let's try get a mtbr Israel ride underway!

    m

  5. #5
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    20
    Nice! Do you know if the busses are open to people tossing bikes underneath? I'm going to be without a car at first, but I'm assuming that the good stuff is a drive away from any city.

  6. #6
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by Asherlc View Post
    Nice! Do you know if the busses are open to people tossing bikes underneath? I'm going to be without a car at first, but I'm assuming that the good stuff is a drive away from any city.
    You have Park Hayarkon and the TA Promenade, but any real riding you need to get out of the city. Your best bet would be to take a train; between 09:00 and 15:00 you can take a bike on it. You can also join a bike club, someone will gladly give you a ride. Get here first, then the details will work themselves out :-).

    I recommend you bring a bike with you, hellishly expensive to buy here.

    H

  7. #7
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    20
    Awesome. Looking forward to it!

  8. #8
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    11
    Quote Originally Posted by Mike123456 View Post
    Gents,

    I ride mainly trails/XC (and sometimes all mountain) around Ben Shemen. Be'eri is a must do ride. There are many more.

    hw8, where do you ride; what sort of riding?

    Asheric, there's a trail to/from Tel Aviv all the way to/from Jerusalem. Even sections of that are cool.

    Let's try get a mtbr Israel ride underway!

    m
    I live in emek hefer (near netanya). There is a trail from my village along the alexander river to the sea that I haven't had a chance to check out yet. But would definitely wanna get more into it.

  9. #9
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by heavyweight87 View Post
    I live in emek hefer (near netanya). There is a trail from my village along the alexander river to the sea that I haven't had a chance to check out yet. But would definitely wanna get more into it.
    Nice!

    Some pics of this past weekend in Ben Shemen area (landed up being a 43km ride along Single Anava and surrounding area). The picture with my bike leaning - it's leaning against an ancient wall of a fort overlooking the region.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Israel Roll Call-20131108_092719.jpg  

    Israel Roll Call-20131108_093340_-.jpg  

    Israel Roll Call-20131108_093351_-.jpg  

    Israel Roll Call-20131108_094033.jpg  

    Israel Roll Call-20131108_094220_-.jpg  

    Israel Roll Call-20131108_101343.jpg  


  10. #10
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    11
    Quote Originally Posted by Mike123456 View Post
    Nice!

    Some pics of this past weekend in Ben Shemen area (landed up being a 43km ride along Single Anava and surrounding area). The picture with my bike leaning - it's leaning against an ancient wall of a fort overlooking the region.
    Wow nice. This country has some really diverse terrain. Was riding near Hod Hasharon this weekend, its really good to be able to ride in the winter.

    Nice bike too - which one?

  11. #11
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by heavyweight87 View Post
    Wow nice. This country has some really diverse terrain. Was riding near Hod Hasharon this weekend, its really good to be able to ride in the winter.

    Nice bike too - which one?
    Yea, funny winter here!

    Thanks, it's a 2013 Rocky Mountain element 950 Special Edition (Shimano and Fox everything).

  12. #12
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    10
    Hi there,

    We (some friends and myself) usually riding in Ben-Shemen, Canada park, Horashim. when it's raining, we go to the desert.
    We ride AM style.
    If u want to join, u can contact me: omer.tal@amdocs.com

  13. #13
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by omertllf View Post
    Hi there,

    We (some friends and myself) usually riding in Ben-Shemen, Canada park, Horashim. when it's raining, we go to the desert.
    We ride AM style.
    If u want to join, u can contact me: omer.tal@amdocs.com
    Thanks for the invite Omer, for the most part, me and my bike are built more for XC/trail and i am thus cutting down on AM singles for now.

    Have a good week ahead!

    Mike

  14. #14
    RBSBiking
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    20
    There is some really awesome riding in the Beit Shemesh area (Adulam, Zacharia, Agur, Charuvit...the list goes on).

    Anyone ever out in the area and wanna ride some great XC/AM singles let me know!

  15. #15
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by amirwhite View Post
    There is some really awesome riding in the Beit Shemesh area (Adulam, Zacharia, Agur, Charuvit...the list goes on).

    Anyone ever out in the area and wanna ride some great XC/AM singles let me know!
    I was out at Adulam last weekend; one of the prettiest rides i've ever done!

  16. #16
    RBSBiking
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    20
    Quote Originally Posted by Mike123456 View Post
    I was out at Adulam last weekend; one of the prettiest rides i've ever done!
    That it certainly is.

    Anyone here ever ride the Sugar trail?

  17. #17
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by amirwhite View Post
    That it certainly is.

    Anyone here ever ride the Sugar trail?
    Not yet, have you?

  18. #18
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    10
    Quote Originally Posted by amirwhite View Post
    That it certainly is.

    Anyone here ever ride the Sugar trail?
    Sure, dozens of times, day and night.
    From my point of view, it is overrated. The overall driving to and back home + moving cars to the end-point consumes alot of time.

  19. #19
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by omertllf View Post
    The overall driving to and back home + moving cars to the end-point consumes alot of time.
    That's exactly why i haven't done it yet. Logistics. I like the Modiin area, close to home and awesome trails..

    Do you ever ride on the Neviot/Schvoong ride of the month?

  20. #20
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    10
    Quote Originally Posted by Mike123456 View Post
    That's exactly why i haven't done it yet. Logistics. I like the Modiin area, close to home and awesome trails..

    Do you ever ride on the Neviot/Schvoong ride of the month?
    Well, no.
    I don't usually ride in an organized frame. I ride with friends or alone.
    BUT, there is an AM contest on March 1, saturday, which I'm participating.
    Come and participate / just enjoy the event:
    https://www.facebook.com/amleague

  21. #21
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by omertllf View Post
    Well, no.
    I don't usually ride in an organized frame. I ride with friends or alone.
    BUT, there is an AM contest on March 1, saturday, which I'm participating.
    Come and participate / just enjoy the event:
    https://www.facebook.com/amleague
    Good luck on the race! Actually looks interesting, i'll either spectate or a slim chance i'll participate. BTW, i can only see details for the AM/Sprint and not for the 30km Enduro...do you have a link to the Enduro details?

    I usually ride alone and on the odd occasion with a small group. I went on a Neviot ride and found it excellent to learn a new trail to later do on my own (or with my small posse).

  22. #22
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    10
    It should be on the same link.

  23. #23
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    How was the race? Post some pictures...

  24. #24
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    10
    Quote Originally Posted by Mike123456 View Post
    How was the race? Post some pictures...
    It was great and anazing experience (1st time for me).
    19th place in my category (30-40) and 45 overall (out of more thatn 170 participants).
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Israel Roll Call-1456053_496106780499760_1658811064_n.jpg  

    Israel Roll Call-1619287_462238823903862_1445664547_n.jpg  

    Israel Roll Call-1743601_10152212898809166_245736461_n.jpg  

    Israel Roll Call-1620927_758478947496297_1961865188_n.jpg  


  25. #25
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    122
    Quote Originally Posted by omertllf View Post
    It was great and anazing experience (1st time for me).
    19th place in my category (30-40) and 45 overall (out of more thatn 170 participants).
    Well done!!! What do you ride, looks nice!
    This is where i was instead.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Israel Roll Call-20140308_161826j.jpg  


Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Roll call
    By wotzapollohimalaya in forum Australia, New Zealand
    Replies: 357
    Last Post: 2 Weeks Ago, 01:19 PM
  2. Utah Roll Call
    By Ross W. in forum Utah
    Replies: 322
    Last Post: 2 Weeks Ago, 02:05 PM
  3. Roll Call Please
    By DIRTJUNKIE in forum Off Camber (off topic)
    Replies: 291
    Last Post: 08-28-2013, 03:09 PM
  4. AES BCT roll call!!
    By freeskier46 in forum Arizona
    Replies: 65
    Last Post: 11-08-2012, 11:13 PM
  5. Ticks - Roll Call
    By bank5 in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 06-07-2012, 04:53 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •