containing large climbs and technical sections, more advanced riders will share the fun here as well.
Another amazing fun place to ride is Dupont State Forest, located about 40 minutes south of Asheville in Brevard, NC. Dupont has around 10,400 acres of recreational forests and offers mountain bikers nearly 100 miles of varied trails. While some of the trails here are typical for the region, a few others provide an experience not commonly found in the southern Appalachians: slickrock!
Bent Creek Experimental Forest Mtn Bike Trail Map: Click Here
Dupont State Forest Mtn Bike Trail Map: Click Here
Road Biking Cue Sheets: Click Here
Road biking in Asheville is incredibly versatile and suits all types of riders!
Whether you are from the flats or accustom to climbing, Asheville has many roads and routes to choose from. Some of the most popular climbs in the area will eventually take you to the Blue Ridge Parkway, an All-American road that is noted for its scenic beauty. Town Mountain Road, Elk Mountain Road, HWY 151, and Ox Creek Road are all some monumental 20-30 minute climbs to reach the 'Parkway.' Mount Mitchell, Mount Pisgah and Grandfather Mountain are all areas of the Parkway worth the ride! If you need to relax te legs from some climbing, Riverside Drive is an amazing 20 mile out and 20 mile back road. Riverside Drive will take you to the town of Marshall, which is parallel to the French Broad River.
Areas in and around Asheville are also known for some amazing mountain bike trails, as well!
There are several places to load up the bikes and make a day of some great trail riding close to and in Asheville! There are two locations that our shop can't get enough of and loves to ride. Bent Creek Experimental Forest has some of the best trails in Asheville and are only about a fifteen minute drive from downtown Asheville. Bent Creek contains a collection of trails that is well suited to beginning and intermediate mountain bikers, families, and groups. With some trails
Where to Go
No Bike? No Problem, we've got you covered!
Beer City Bicycles is proud to have a full line up of KHS bicycles for rent. Our fleet is composed of 29er and 27.5" hardtail mountain bikes, Urban Town bicycles, and Road Bikes.
Mountainbikes, Road bikes & Urban bikes are available: $49.95 per 24 hour period with helmet and cable lock.
Please call the shop at (828)575-BIKE(2453) for more information on availability and scheduling.
Riding Bent Creek