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Guided Mountain Bike Tours, Nanaimo BC

Guided Mountain Bike Tours, Nanaimo BC

Duration:4.5 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, and equipment
Languages:Offered in English and German

About your host

Originally from Switzerland I now have the privilege to ride the mountain bike trails of the Canadian West Coast. Equipped with a wide range of cycling experience, including participating in several mountain bike stage races such as the B.C. Bike Race or the Swiss Epic, I know what bikers are looking for. The credo, however, is always - fun and safety first! My trail knowledge guarantees for a…
Sacha
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Sacha

What we’ll do

We meet at my favourite coffee place in town. After an introduction, I’ll give you a short preview on what to expect out on trails of Nanaimo. When I plan the days route, I always try to avoid tarmac and fire roads, because that’s not what you’re here for, right?! Depending on the groups level, we have 4 different trail networks to chose from. Each has its own charm and challenges. After we…

What else you should know

You need to be competent on a Mountain Bike. To plan an enjoyable tour for you, I need to know about your fitness & skill level.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
1 Energy Bars / Pers (everyone's engine is different. bring enough additional food for approx. 4h of riding.)
Drinks
Water + post-ride Beer (non-alcoholic bevs available too)
Equipment
Tools, Pump (a tire can flat, a chain can break. no worries, I got you covered. However, bring a spare tube that fits your wheel size.

What to bring

Mountain Bike in good condition (rentals on request)
Safe cycling helmet (mandatory!)
1 spare tube that fits your wheel size
Comfortable cycling/sport clothes incl. rain jacket
Gloves and protectors
Water, electrolytes drink, food,
Sun glasses, sun screen
don't forget your smart phone or digital camera
Backpack to store everything you need for the day

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Where you'll be

Not so far off from the busy mainland hot spots like Whistler or the North Shore, the areas around Mount Benson are offering a big variety of handcrafted singletracks. From cross country to downhill oriented riding, Nanaimo has it all. Let me help you discover the trail gems of Van Isle. By the way... if you’re in need of a place to stay for your time in Nanaimo, check out my wife’s Airbnb called Kara’s Kove: https://airbnb.com/h/karaskove

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Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Mandatory: * Your mountain bike must be in good conditions (breaks are working, gears are adjusted and shifting smoothly, tires with good tread) * A must is a safe cycling helmet (absolute no riding without!) *…

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

You need to be competent on a Mountain Bike. To plan an enjoyable tour for you, I need to know about your fitness & skill level.

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Sacha
Guided Mountain Bike Tours, Nanaimo BC
11 reviews
From ₹3,759/person
11 reviews
From ₹3,759/person