Trek Coed Y Brenin Enduro
A celebration of 25 years of Mountain Biking at Coed y Brenin
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Join us for a weekend log celebration of 25 years of Mountain Biking at Coed y Brenin. In this prestigious year for Coed y Brenin we’ve expanded the Trek Coed y Brenin Enduro to include Coed y Brenin’s 25 year celebration events. There’s lots planned to make this the biggest and best Coed y Brenin Enduro weekend to date.
Trek Coed y Brenin Enduro – (30km/55km) [Sunday 10am]
Nippers and Rippers (Free to enter kids mini enduro) [Saturday 9am]
Official opening of Y Slab [Saturday]
Fat Tyre Revolution Race (Saturday 1pm)
Fat Tyre Revolution Party (Bar, food, DJ, Retro MTB movies)
Film “Mountain biking the untold British story” [Saturday 4.30pm / 6.30pm]
Retrobike Display – [Saturday]
Trek 2017 product displays – [all weekend]
Muc-Off bike care station – [all weekend]
Season-end sale (bikes/clothing) at Beics Brenin – [all weekend]
It’s 25 years since the first opening of purpose built MTB trails at Coed y Brenin, 20 Years since the Opening of the Tarw du (originally RedBull trail) and 10 years since the opening of the new Visitor Centre, so why not join us in the celebration by taking on the challenges of Coed y Brenin’s biggest and best mountain bike event, the Trek Coed y Brenin Enduro.
Trek Coed y Brenin Enduro
Sunday 2nd October
The Trek Coed y Brenin Enduro was described by Singletrack Mountain Bike Magazine as “a connoisseur’s pick of the best natural and built trails” and includes a hand picked selection of the park’s superb way-marked trails, blended with an enticing mix of forest singletrack, fire road, open mountain trail and old drovers roads.
There is something for everyone and with 2 course options (30km or 55km with the option to select which one on route) you can find an appropriate challenge for you.
We are pleased to welcome the return of Trek as title sponsor and again they will be bringing a tempting selection of their finest 2017 mountain bikes to display over the weekend, including the new Fuel EX, Remedy, Stache and Slash.
Our friends from Muc-Off will again be joining us with their bike care station, offering helpful advice and tips to assist you in keeping your bike running smoothly and looking great.
Nippers and Rippers
Saturday 1st October
The popular Kids mini Enduro will return on the Saturday with 5km, 10km or 15km route options of progressive difficulty, open to all adult-accompanied under 16s and free to enter with a reward for all children who take part. Sign on will be open from 8.30 am – 10.30am on Saturday with the courses open 9am – 10.30am. Last year over 100 young riders turned up to take on the challenge.
Fat Tyre Revolution
Saturday 1st October
100 Free entries to Fat Tyre Revolution up for grabs!
Enter the Coed y Brenin Enduro before midnight on 18th September and you’ll automatically be entered in the draw for a free entry to this special celebration event.
Fat Tyre Revolution Race
We are pleased to announce that we’ve joined forces with Fat Tyre Revolution to bring this celebration of Coed y Brenin and classic mountain biking to the Trek Coed y Brenin Enduro weekend. We want riders to join us in a celebration of this iconic trail centre, and whether you’re looking to reliving your MTB heyday or discovering new joy in this classic riding venue, we have something you’ll enjoy.The original RedBull trail was launched 20 years ago with a simple off road time trial and it’s this format we want to bring back to mark its anniversary. ountain bikers young and old will come together to savour the delights of a Coed y Brenin classic. Dig out your old school retro MTBs, grow that Gary Fischer moustache and douse yourself and your bike in as much dayglow and purple anodising as the eyes can tolerate.
The route will be a single loop of classic mountain bike trails with an exciting new twist in the form of Coed y Brenin’s newest trail section “Y Slab” that will be officially opened prior to the event.
There will be prizes for: XC – male and female 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers (fastest time round the whole course), DH – From highest point on course to finish. Prizes to the fastest Male and Female descender (fastest time from high point to finish for each age category). Plus…Retrobike Class open to anyone riding a pre 1996 MTB (no age categories but we’ll award prizes to the fastest male and female retrobiker in both XC and DH). There’ll also be a few spot prizes for anyone sporting period retro attire.
Whether it’s with your race head on or just to join in the fun, cruise the downhills or sample the new Y Slab trail section, be sure to join us and join the celebration.
Fat Tyre Revolution Party
It wouldn’t be much of a celebration without a party so on Saturday evening Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre will host the Fat Tyre Revolution 25years of Coed y Brenin celebration party and race prize-giving. The party will be a chance to kick back and chew the fat with fellow riders in a mellow celebration of classic mountain biking. We’ll be screening some classic MTB movies and there will be a DJ, bar and food available. The event will feature the Fat Tyre Revolution prize giving and there’ll no doubt be some familiar faces from the early days of the UK mountain bike scene.
On Saturday we’ll be screening “Mountain biking the untold British story”, a new documentary charting the history of UK mountain biking and featuring MTB celebrities new and old. There will be 2 screenings, the first Saturday at 4.30pm, the second Saturday at 6.30pm. Tickets are free, available from sign on on from Saturday morning on a first-come-first-served basis.
Y Slab official opening
Saturday 1st October – Included in FTR and Enduro routes
We are now pleased to announce that the official opening of Y Slab, Coed y Brenin’s newest trail section will form part of Coed y Benin’s 25 year Celebrations on the weekend of the Trek Coed y Brenin Enduro.
The opening will take place on the morning of 1st October and soon after, entrants to the new Fat Tyre Revolution event will have the opportunity to ride the new section as part of the event course.
On Sunday 2nd October entrants to the Trek Coed y Brenin Enduro will also get to sample Y Slab as part of the route of the event’s route.
Full event details and timetable will be emailed prior to the event. For more information and updates about the event follow Dyfi Events on social media
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The 2015 the event received the prestigious accolade of becoming a Singletrack ‘Editor’s Choice’. Singletrack described the event as “a connoisseur’s pick of the best natural and built trails”.
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2013 event video from willsandersproduction