Rheola Downhill Trail

Glynneath SA11 5NZ, United Kingdom

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Rheola is located in the picturesque vale of Neath about 20 minutes drive North from the M4. The venue is used for the Halo British Downhill Championship series and the Welsh Downhill Championships. This trail is ideally suited to events or organised uplift days due to the sheer distance you have to push your bike up to reach the top of the trail. We’re talking well over an hour of steep forest roads which would be difficult to cycle up even on a cross country bike, let alone a downhill machine.

Rheola Downhill

This is a steep and technical course for experienced riders, preferably with downhill-specific mountain bikes. The course is long and punishing with many fast, rooty and rocky sections to negotiate. The terrain is mostly natural downhill with some man-made features such as log drops and swooping berms. The trail crosses the forest road at many points along its length and as walkers and recreational cyclists use this area as well, it is recommended to use caution on approaching the crossings. A full face helmet and protective armour would be a very sensible idea if you intend to ride this trail. It is definitely not one for the faint hearted mountain biker.

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