SMBClogoTransSmWelcome to Strathearn Mountain Biking Club

We're based at Comrie Croft between Crieff and Comrie in Perthshire, where we are developing a mountain biking trail centre with Comrie Croft Bikes. It all started with some hand-cut trails and there is a Blue XC Trail and a Red XC trail, with sections that are technical and possibly a bit harder than other reds in Scotland, and a downhill Black XC secion from the top of the Red which is very techy. But now we have a Bike Park, a superb new downhill Blue free-ride Trail and newly opened this year (2015) an extension to the Red Trail in the upper wood! 16kms of fab trails at the croft - plus all the other great natural trails to be found in the Strathearn valley.

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Visit our Facebook site for updates on rides, events and general biking chat. Have a question then its a good place to get it answered by one of the enthusiastic members.

Strathearn Mountain Biking Club welcomes riders of all ages and abilities

We're a relatively new club but have a thriving Junior section that competes regularly in the SXC,  in October each year we help organise and run the Hairy Coo mtb Race with Comrie Croft now becoming established as a great 'old school' race(!) have hosted a round of the SXC and Scottish Cycling's Minidownhill and have 40 keen members who range from relative beginners, families with small kids, XC whippits to freestyle jumpers.  So please revisit this site often to find out what we are up to as we develop.

If you are interested in becoming a member visit our membership page.

Members benefits include:

  • Organised trips
  • Weekly Local evening rides (including night rides in the winter)
  • Junior training sessions every other Sunday (currently on winter break)
  • Forum for discussion & planning rides
  • Reduced first time membership to Scottish Cycling
  • 10% off at Comrie Croft Bikes (see www.comriecroftbikes.co.uk)

Have a look on our Blog to see what we get up to and we also have a YouTube channel:

COMRIE CROFT BIKE TRAILS:

Comrie Croft Trails Map

Comrie Croft - the spiritual home of the smbc: bike trails centre with developing trails network, bike hire & repair, bunkhouse, eco-camping & Kata's, and best of all - The Tea Garden cafe

 







Decisions, decisions... hairy coo strategy meeting at the rock ... See MoreSee Less

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Colin Mcphail created an event for Strathearn Mountain Biking Club. ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday Night Ride

September 27, 2016, 7:00pm

Darkness descends.... lets go backwards.....

With the Hairy Coo coming up in the next few weeks, this weeks ride will be pertaining to deciding upon a route for the race, except in the dark, should be fun y'all anyone up for it?
Remeber and charge your lights!
RSVP

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Hairy Coo Moutain Bike Races

October 9, 2016, 9:00am - October 9, 2016, 4:00pm

Moooooo! The Coo is Back! Friendly, local, happy mountain bike racing for all ages and abilities over one day at the wonderful Comrie Croft Bike Trails.
If you've ever wanted to give mountain bike racing a go, or if your a seasoned racer, theres something for everyone at the Hairy Coo.
Using a specially selected route on the trails at the Croft, there are three races for you to choose from:
First up is the Wee Race. This goes off at 11AM and invloves an hour long blast around the lower trails, suitable for older kids, novice and intermediate riders.
Then is the turn of the Bairns Race. Part of the Tayside and Fife Big Tree Campervans series, this is suitable for all kids under 12, and is as many laps as you can do in an hour, over a shorter great fun course. There will be wee change to the bairns race format from previous years, your feedback has been heard and acted upon
The Big Race goes off at 2pm, and is a real test of bike skills and stamina. This route oges up into the high wood, and is a suitable for intermediate riders upwards. This race is always great fun, and a brilliant way to round of the racing season.
For further details and to book, please visit www.droverstryst.com/mountain-biking.asp. Entry starts at £5, great fun laid back bike racing, come on down!

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Dear All

The Hairy Coo is fast approaching - 9th October- and we are on the lookout for Marshalls for some or all of the day. I would be really grateful if you could let me know whether you can marshall or not on the day. You get a 'cracking free lunch' after all and you get to where a hi-viz jacket at the heart of the action!

Feel free to pass on this message to anybody and everybody who you think may be interested. I will also try to get some of the school mtb club involved again as they were great last year. ... See MoreSee Less

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God my legs ache. Proper mountain biking nonsense with Daniel Kipps and Gordon Grant it did get more pathy later on. Fake haribos saw us through the dark times and the best landrover track around was our reward. Still didn't find that top down into the Barvick Burn ... See MoreSee Less

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