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Riding in Barcelona.....

Sept. 20, 2016, 1:32 p.m.
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Does anyone have experience mtbing in the Barcelona area?

I am going to be spending some time there and was wondering which bike to bring and what sort of riding to expect.

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Sept. 20, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
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Does anyone have experience mtbing in the Barcelona area?

I am going to be spending some time there and was wondering which bike to bring and what sort of riding to expect.

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Talk to Matt J at NSBS, he was in Spain earlier this year and did some urban riding. He might have some tips.


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Sept. 20, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
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Thanks for the lead!

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Sept. 20, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
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Go to Andorra. Just 200 K away.

Sept. 20, 2016, 10:39 p.m.
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There's also some riding in the upper part of the city in the Serra de Collserola Natural Park.

Sept. 21, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
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Barcelona is an amazing city in a beautiful area so I don't want to be a downer but make sure you get a REALLY REALLY good bike lock or keep your bike inside. When I was there last, youth unemployment was hovering around 25% and the pickpockets in the tourist areas are legendary so bike thieves are probably also pretty common and proficient.

Unfortunately I did not have time to see if there is a local mountain bike scene the times I was there so I can't help with info on that.

Sept. 21, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
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http://www.lafenasosa.com/

Year-round, truck-accessed bike park some way South of Barcelona. Book in advance since the whole venue often gets booked by companies looking to do closed-door product testing.

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