Reviews written by SaddleSource

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March 05, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Grin Factor 
 
4.0
Trail Variety 
 
3.5
Skills Development 
 
5.0
Trail Quality  
 
3.5
Facilities 
 
1.0
Great for Skills, not so mucyh for Cross Country

I've watched Lee Quarry progress from a simple XC loop with a skills area to the facility it has become today. As you would expect in a quarry rockiness is the defining impression you will receive of this place. The climb up to the top is hard and featureless, make...

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March 04, 2013
Overall rating 
 
2.1
Grin Factor 
 
1.5
Trail Variety 
 
3.0
Skills Development 
 
3.0
Trail Quality  
 
1.5
Facilities 
 
0.5
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Not really worth the trip on its own

I came to this trail centre on the train, and even if I had come on roads it seems a bit in the middle of nowhere. With trails designed by Rowan Sorrell I was expecting something a bit more special. After a half hour slog up a track to get...

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SaddleSource
March 04, 2013 (Updated: March 04, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Grin Factor 
 
4.5
Trail Variety 
 
3.5
Skills Development 
 
3.5
Trail Quality  
 
3.0
Facilities 
 
4.5
Big climbs with even bigger descents.

It claims to 'put the mountain back into mountain biking' and it certainly feels like it does! I'm afraid I disagree with the above posts, certainly the tracks are challenging, but you are in rugged Lake District terrain. It can be wet and muddy, it can be cold windy and...

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SaddleSource
March 04, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Grin Factor 
 
5.0
Trail Variety 
 
4.0
Skills Development 
 
5.0
Trail Quality  
 
4.0
Facilities 
 
3.0
Fantastic!

I have been a member here for a year and a half now, and regularly make the trip from Exeter to ride these fantastic, World quality trails just make sure you buy a day pass/membership before visiting!

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SaddleSource
March 04, 2013 (Updated: March 04, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Grin Factor 
 
3.5
Trail Variety 
 
1.5
Skills Development 
 
4.0
Trail Quality  
 
4.0
Facilities 
 
5.0
Not a challenge, but some fun sections. Good for families

A very family orientated trail centre, There probably wouldn't anything to intimidate most riders even on the red route which can be taken at any speed. Very nice setting for a ride but a serious lack of gradient for a rider who is after some downhill action. Cannot really compare...

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