Reviews written by BristolManc

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April 23, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.9
Grin Factor 
 
5.0
Trail Variety 
 
5.0
Skills Development 
 
5.0
Trail Quality  
 
4.5
Facilities 
 
4.5
Gisburn Forest - Under rated

I wanted to wait until I had ridden the new stuff and also checked out the facilities before I wrote a review to make sure it was a fair reflection. Even without all the new stuff Gisburn is a fantastic facilities. There are tough, technical climbs as...

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BristolManc
April 05, 2013
Overall rating 
 
2.9
Grin Factor 
 
3.5
Trail Variety 
 
2.5
Skills Development 
 
4.0
Trail Quality  
 
2.5
Facilities 
 
1.0

Contrary to other reviews I think this place is actually best if you're looking to get some XC training in. The hill from the carpark is a real tester, and there has been occassion where I've got to the top and wanted to head home again!...

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BristolManc
March 19, 2013
Overall rating 
 
2.9
Grin Factor 
 
3.0
Trail Variety 
 
2.0
Skills Development 
 
3.0
Trail Quality  
 
3.5
Facilities 
 
3.0
Good local facility

It's a great local facilty for those living in the Manchester / Bury / local area, with ample parking. The Park itself (not to be confused with the Phillips Park in Eastland) consists of a blue xc circuits and two red decent trails from the car park....

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BristolManc
February 28, 2013
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Grin Factor 
 
2.5
Trail Variety 
 
1.5
Skills Development 
 
2.5
Trail Quality  
 
4.0
Facilities 
 
3.5
Good local resource, but probably not worth a drive

If you're based around the Bristol area and want a quick blast or a night ride this is probably ideal, however if you're used to some of the bigger trail centres or the Lakes/Peaks you're probably going to be disappointed.Also the road that needs to be crossed from the carpark...

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