Mountain bike in Chiang Mai - mountain
Chiang Mai is a mountain bike paradise, awash with fantastic
trails and brilliant downhill runs. Mountain biking Chiang
Mai is Northern Thailand 's premier mountain biking tour company,
and we specialise in adrenalin packed days out from Chiang Mai
on a mountain bike. It's the perfect way to escape the busy tourist-packed
city and experience the fantastic nature of the forest. Daily
our trucks depart from Chiang Mai for the mountain tops where
we kit you out with a mountain bike and descend some fanstastic
and thrilling routes.
Hundreds of hours riding the unmapped trail systems of the Himalayan
Foothills above Chiang Mai on a mountain bike has given us the
edge to show you the most beautiful and interesting routes only
accessible by mountain biking tours. Our 4X4 Truck takes us to
the top of the mountains at approx. 5700 feet(1600m), allowing
us over 4000 feet downhill elevation change. You will meet isolated
Hill Tribes, experience the true jungle of Northern Thailand and
brush up on your riding skills with our accompanying instructors.
We accept riders of all abilities in good physical condition and
choose the trip accordingly.
If this is your first visit to Thailand or Chiang Mai, mountain
biking should definitely be on your itinerary.
Chiang Mai Mountain Biking is a Thai - American Partnership combining
local knowledge with western standard service and equipment.
Chiang Mai Mountain Biking’s 4 x wheel
drive trucks get you to the top of even the remotest summits.
With great elevation advantage and plenty of energy we gear up and
venture in to the back country along the mountain trails of Northern
A comprehensive safety briefing on mountain biking
is held before every ride and is very beneficial especially for
beginners. We are not in a hurry once we start riding and emphasis
on safety is our motto... we ride expedition style. Riders
are grouped by abilities so you never have to” catch
up”, and better riders enjoy the freedom riding at higher
All trips are lead by seasoned guides and instructors. They
all speak English (various degrees), are knowledgeable bike
mechanics, have extensive mountain biking experience and are at home
with the local trail system. Guides are always equipped with tools,
spare bike parts, 1st aid kit and communication to base. These are
the best biking buddies you can have when you need
Chiang Mai Mountain Biking provides
all safety gear needed, such as knee pads, elbow pads,
helmet, gloves, bike shirts for all rides and chest / back protectors
(on advanced trails).
Chiang Mai Mountain Biking uses a verity of equipment depending on the ride you are on:
For advanced Downhill we use Kona Stinkies , a full on DH bike, equipped with 2.5 tires and shimano Disc brakes, great for local conditions. A bike you won't be afraid to take for a jump.
Cross country riders and beginners down hilling are looking for something lighter. trek and merida offer a good xc bike that will get you where you are going . All XC bikes come standard with shimano disc brakes and 2.35 tires.
Shoes, shorts and T-shirt
(we provide the rest).
Chiang Mai Mountain Biking provides drinking water
on the ride. Lunch is provided and takes place at
various (approved) restaurants at the trails end. Vegetarian meals
are available. Lunch never tasted so good, one of the advantages riding
Bring your camera, a small plastic bag to protect
your valuables and a Daypack , (if you don’t have one we will
provide one for you). Xtra $ (only due for some rides): National
Park Entrance fee, (currently 60 THB) is collected at the morning
of the ride, if applicable.