• Our Shop     Our shop at Cyclewise Whinlatter is your "ONE-STOP SHOP FOR ALL THINGS BIKING" Opening hours are 10am till 5pm 7 days a week, ALL YEAR (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day). With the Altura red and Quercus blue routes starting only 100 metres from our shop, it seems o
  • Bike Hire     At our Cyclewise Whinlatter Bike Hire Centre, we have a fleet of quality Cube and Mondraker mountain bikes for you to hire... STANDARD HIRE Our 'standard' rental fleet bikes are 2014 Cube Analogs. These high-quality MTBs are the ideal bike to tackle the Altura and Quercus trails, w
  • The MTB Trails They were a long time in coming but finally the North Lakes has its very own Mountain Bike Trail Centre, which in only its second year was voted the second best trail centre in the UK by readers of Singletrack Magazine. Situated in Whinlatter Forest just west of Keswick at the top of Whinlatter
  • Qualifications And Courses Cyclewise are proud to offer a huge variety of courses. Our skills courses can be joined at several different levels and the focus is on developing your riding through the use of modern coaching techniques. Qualification courses at Trail Cycle Leader and Mountain Bike Leader level are ideal for th
  • Youth And Schools Bikeability has been introduced to help make cycling an everyday activity, an alternative mode of transport, a way to keep healthy and above all, lots of fun! Check out www.bikeability.org.uk or click here for recent news report.The Cyclewise Training team are all fully qualified 'National
  • Consultancy We currently act as Technical Advisors for many large Local Authorities and many Outdoor Organisations such as Forestry Commission and the National Trust. We also act as Technical Advisors for British Cycling and have helped in the development of new mountain bike qualifications.

Cyclewise - All Things Biking

We are the UK's premier mountain bike training company. Based near the picturesque town of Keswick in the beautiful Lake District, our fantastic venue at Whinlatter Forest Park, home to the Altura and Quercus Trails, is the perfect place to come along and join us on one of the widest ranges of mountain bike courses available anywhere in the UK.

We offer a wide range of courses and are the Mountain Bike Technical Advisors for British Cycling. We have a reputation within the Cycling Industry for delivering comprehensive high-quality courses from one of the best mountain biking venues in the UK. We have written and developed new coaching and leadership courses for British Cycling and our expertise is unrivaled. We are the biggest provider of leadership qualifications award in the UK, having so far trained 4,250+ leaders. All our coaches and guides hold British Cycling coaching and leadership awards and are also qualified Cytech mechanics. They have been hand picked to work with us due to their professionalism, personal talent, approachable manner and enthusiasm for the sport of mountain biking.

We are extremely proud of the fact that in just under 2 years our trail head shop 'Cyclewise Whinlatter' has been awarded a Gold Award and voted the 9th Best UK Workshop out of over 550 bike shops by Cytech, the industry's only recognised training and accreditation scheme for bike mechanics. We were also voted the 2nd Best Trail Centre in the UK by readers of Singletrack magazine in their annual Readers Poll. (Dec 09)

 

Trail Conditions

Altura North Loop (9.5km) - OPEN

Altura
South Loop (10km) - OPEN

Quercus Trail (8km) - NOW OPEN
(Small diversions)
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Latest News

NEW COURSE DATES

HOT OFF THE PRESS.....We have just added some new Skills, Maintenance and Leadership course dates to the website.

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NEW 2015 COURSE DATES ADDED

NEW 2015 COURSE DATES ADDED
We have just added more dates to the website from April - July
2015 . Please call 01768-898775 for more information or just complete a booking form if you would like to join us on a course.


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WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS

Cyclewise would like to wish all our customers and friends a Very Merry Xmas and All the Best for 2015.

Opening times over the festive period are as follows, Christmas Eve - 10am - 1pm, Christmas Day & Boxing Day - closed, 27th - 30th open as normal, New Years Eve - 10am - 1pm, New Years Day - closed.

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Last Minute Availability

1 Day Intermediate Skills -
12th April - 4 places

1 Day Intermediate Skills -
2nd May - 1 place

Strip & Re-build Maintenance Course -
2nd - 3rd May - 6 places

Core Skills -
2nd - 3rd May - 2 places

BC Level 2 Leadership Assessment -
23rd May - 6 places

Beginners Maintenance -
23rd May - 6 places

Ladies Only Skills -
23rd - 24th May - 6 places

 



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