It had been a while since I biked into Accro Country. Today looked like a fine day for it . The warmth of summer is gone, and with it also the horseflies and other flying critters. It was sunny but with an average temperature of 7 degrees C rather fresh, especially at the the start of the ride when I rode through Meerdael forest towards its southern edge near Nethen. I took the Merlin because the trails promised to be dry, hard and fast. Over the plains of Bossut and then down into Archennes. From Archennes I took the long climb up towards the south of Wavre. There was an organised ride taking place because I crossed a lot of mountainbikers. Into Basse Wavre and then up the valley out of Gastuche towards Ottenburg. Some climbing to be done here but I settled into a rhythm I could maintain and let the bike find its way. In Ottenburg I rode towards Eerken again, taking the tricky downhill on the red Overijse Bloso. Up the valley wall again towards La Malaise and then down into Nethen. Steep into the Meerdael Forest again for a last stretch of forest before arriving in Blanden again. I had a great ride, it was really superb to be able to ride on the demanding but beautiful Accro Bike trails.
Ride Stats : 42K and 565 heightmeters (Garmin) in 02h13mins
09-10-2016, 14:15 geschreven door Big Bad Wolf