Elba Island

MOUNTAIN BIKE ELBA ISLAND

Surrounded by the Mediterranean scrub we will ride our mountain bike admiring blue water sea and wonderful beaches, red lakes and ancient iron mines. This adventure will be characterized by exciting Elba Gravity Park downhills, some flow and other rocky, on single tracks.

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NATURE

Mediterranean scrub, birds of prey, wild boar, amazing panoramas on the sea

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HISTORY

Rio nell’Elba, ancient iron mines, Tonietti Mausoleum

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ADVENTURES

Elba Gravity Park downhills with fixed and mobile stones

CHARACTERISTICS

DIFFICULT

EQUIPMENT

START

Rio Marina (LI)

DISTANCE

about 64 km

RECOMMENDED MOUNTAIN BIKE

Full suspended min. 150/150

WHEN

Every week end all year

ELEVATION GAIN

about 1800 m

MANDATORY PROTECTOR

Helmet, gloves, kneepad

BIKERS

Min 3

ELEVATION LOSS

about 1800 m

RECOMMENDED PROTECTOR

Full face helmet, elbowpad, back guard

ELEVATION MAX

410 m

ELEVATION MIN

0 m

WATER

Insufficient

All Mountain

DESCRIPTION

The first day we will be more All Mountain and less Enduro style then the second one. We will wake up in Elba Island where with our shuttle we will go to the beginning of the first tour. The first section of the tour will be on red trails, we will see the red lake and we will have wonderful downhill on flow single track. The second part will be more rocky and the trails are surrounded by woods and Mediterranean scrub, we will see the Tonietti Mausoleum. In the afternoon we will go back to the shuttle and we will go to ride our mountain bike in ancient iron mines, at the end of the tour we may visit the Mine Museum and we will have an aperitif in Rio Marina.

DISTANCE
ELEVATION GAIN
ELEVATION LOSS
WATER

about 34 km

about 900 m

about 900 m

Insufficient

Enduro

DESCRIPTION

At the beginning of the second day we will take again the shuttle to go to Rio dell’Elba where, with our mountain bike, we begin the Enduro adventure. The first trail is called Vignola: it is almost flow with some rocks, but the last section is quite steep and rocky, it will be important to choose the right line. At the end of the trail we will pedal up to Capanello mountain where begin the longest downhill of the day, up to the Bagnaia beaches, the first section is quite flow, whereas the second part is rocky. From the sea we will pedal up to Capannello mountain again for the last trail of the adventure, this one is quite flow and finish in Rio nell’Elba where we will have an aperitif.

DISTANCE
ELEVATION GAIN
ELEVATION LOSS
WATER

about 30 km

about 900 m

about 900 m

Insufficient

PRICE

Starting from 320€

PRICE INCLUDED

  • Guide
  • Insurance
  • N. 2 Half board in a bungalow (beverages are not included – hotel on request)
  • N. 2 packed lunch
  • N. 2 aperitif (soft drink for the underages)