The Expressway trail in Ballinastoe MTB Trail Centre has had a facelift during corona lockdown and is running sweet.
Check out this GoPro run from Single Tracker.
Grade – Red lightning trail with added doubles, rock gardens and catch berms on a super smooth surface for warp speed attack. Great work from Trailbreaker & biking.ie, contact them for more info about bikes, trails and buzz
The 14-kilometre trail system has been designed by one of the world leaders in the sport.
The trail is a one-way system constructed to provide riders with an exhilarating ride through many types of terrain bursting with heather moor land on the top through thicket spruce on the lower section.
There are spectacular views to the east over Calary Common, you can also enjoy sea views the Sugarloaf mountain and at the very top of the trail Lough Tay and the beautiful hinterland.
The trail is quite exposed on the upper slopes and can be very windy in poor weather, please dress accordingly.
The trail head is operated by biking.ie, the guys are opened on weekends with a offer a range of services including bike wash, repairs, rental, lessons, guided tours and cafe.
Full information on www.biking.ie
Take Exit 8 Kilmacanouge off the N11, heading for Roundwood. After approx 7km you will see a sign for the Sally Gap and Biking.ie brown signs, simply follow those signs.