Biking the Blue RidgeAsheville Insider Tips: Asheville Offers Challenging Bike Trails to Conquer.
Mountain biking is more than a lifestyle to the Asheville community, it's an all-out way of life. With miles of biking trails available you can find a challenge that best suites your skill level. Here are some great places to check out.
With trails suited to beginner and intermediate mountain bikers, Bent Creek offers approximately ten miles of doubletrack and singletrack exploration.
Are you a rock star at cycling? Then try your hand at the Assault on Mt. Mitchell. This annual race stretches for 102.7 miles, from Spartanburg, S.C. to the summit of Mt. Mitchell. You can expect 10,357 feet of climbing along the route.
Explore the beautiful rolling hills of Biltmore on one of their four bike trails. You can rent a bike from the outdoor center in Antler Hill Village or bring your own. However, you will still need to get a trail permit from the bike center. This is perfect for the beginner biker.
June 26, 2013