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MOUNTAIN BIKE EXPERIENCE - by bike

MOUNTAIN BIKE EXPERIENCE - by bike

,Photo courtesy of  R.Ridi/visitelba.info

Mountain Bike experience is an activity designed for both young and old, a new way to discover the area on two wheels! Riding your bike between the coast and the interior you will be able to admire the lush nature of the island and its crystal clear sea and beaches. The routes are suitable for cyclists of any level and experience. You will be able to reach fantastic panoramic points, perfect for a souvenir picture of an unforgettable holiday. Remember to always bring your swimsuit with you for a makeshift swim and a packed lunch, for a little gastronomic break in nature. For the less daring, for some years the "green turning point" of some Elban municipalities has led to the birth and growth of numerous cycle paths to be able to pedal in peace and safety within the various areas of the island. If you prefer not to bring your bike from home, you can rent it from authorized dealers or directly at the hotel. If you are a professional cyclist, there are many competitions on the island, sign up before it's too late!

For more information on the conduct of the competitions click here.

Here are some indications for mountain bike experiences to be carried out on the island of Elba

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Costa dei Gabbiani Bike Center - Marina di Campo e Procchio


Costa dei Gabbiani Bike Center was founded in 2015 and boasts rental services, bike tours, courses and internships with Mountain Bike professionals. It is also the summer home of the national 365mountainbike magazine. Today the bike center is located inside the park of the Hotel Dei Coralli and has recently inaugurated a new office in Procchio inside the Hotel Désirée. Here are some of the activities offered:

- Mountain Bike courses at both basic and advanced levels with professionals in the sector

- Mountain bike excursions on the island for beginners and experts. Each excursion takes into account the technical skills and wishes of the bikers. The duration of the excursions is half a day or a full day with a stop or transfer to another part of Elba. The departure is from Marina di Campo and the customer can decide to bring his own bike or rent an e-bike

- Mountain Bike, E-Bike or classic Front rental, any children's bikes for family excursions are also available. The duration of the rental can be half day, one day and one week

For more information contact: +39 3483122061 mail: info@costadeigabbianibikecenter.com

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Capoliveri Bike Park - Comune di Capoliveri 

The Capoliveri Bike Park is an area located on Monte Calamita, which extends over more than 100 km of spectacular and interchangeable paths and roads. You will find at your disposal five permanent ring routes of different difficulty and length, each identified by a color and marked by special signs. Capoliveri bike park is also the association that since 2009 has been dealing with the management and maintenance of the trails in the area and annually organizes one of the MTB Marathon races, which has become one of the most spectacular and important at an international level: The Capoliveri Legend Cup. year the bike park will have the honor of hosting the race for the conquest of the UCI Marathon world title, an event assigned to Italy that this year will be held in Elba. Here are the five permanent routes of the Bike Park:

- Path A CALAMITA, The path takes its name from the promontory of Mount Calamita, where the bike park is developed, the length is about 20 km and is the least demanding of the five planned

- Path B MINES, Path through the mines of Capoliveri of medium difficulty, length of about 17 km

- Route C RIPA EST, route that takes its name from its location on the east side of Monte Calamita overlooking the Tuscan coast of Maremma up to the Argentario promontory, medium difficulty, length 17 km

- Route D WORLD CUP, revised route of the 1994 Grundig World Cup, challenging difficulty level and length of about 10 km

 - Course E LEGEND CUP, the course is a taste of the UCI Marathon Legend Cup course, difficulty level difficult, length 41 km

Useful tips for tackling the routes:

Always wear a helmet, be objective in judging your degree of physical training before starting the chosen path, always use the utmost caution, bring the right amount of water with you and wear suitable clothing and shoes.

For more information contact: +39 3931708214 mail: info@capoliveribikepark.it

The bike park remains available together with the partners to advise and guarantee the best rental service and guided tours according to the biker's needs. By choosing the services of the park, part of the proceeds will go to the care of the paths and the development of the projects.

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Elba Outdoor - E- Bike Tours 

Elba Outdoor organizes E-Bike excursions with an official park guide. E-bikes will allow you to effortlessly explore wonderful paths and unexplored corners of the island. the technology of these bikes allows all enthusiasts to travel along paths and dirt roads even without being super trained! Below is an example of an offered activity:

- Morning in E-bike:

The starting point of the excursion dedicated to the exploration of the western side of the island will be Marina di Campo. The journey will involve the ancient villages of San Piero and Sant'Ilario, the villages of Poggio and Marciana with an unprecedented stop, the Pimpinella farm, which offers a wonderful example of coexistence between man and nature. The excursion does not present technical difficulties, it will be enough to know how to ride a mountain bike on a dirt path, be in good physical shape and dress appropriately. Registration is also open to children over the age of 14 if accompanied by a parent. All participants will be provided with a modern and performing e-bike and the obligatory helmet.

For more information contact: +39 3938152197 Carlotta, or +39 3929511375 Andrea mail cicotti.c@gmail.com



 
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