Avianto

Review Date: April 2013 Updated on:

Rating

6 stars Good
  • Value for money: 6.0
  • General Quality of the Trial: 4.0
  • Range of Trails: 6.0
  • Route Markings: 8.0

Riding Experience

Rating

7 stars Good
  • Accessiblity: 6.0
  • Secure Parking: 8.0
  • Attractions in the area: 8.0
  • Child Friendly: 6.0

Facilities and Services

Avianto trails opened towards the end of 2012, adding another great option to the cradle area. There are three routes, Green, Blue and Black. The Green being the most beginner friendly, Blue for the intermediate rider and Black for the rocky long travel enthusiats.

The Green route is about 6km long and features mostly easy single track and gravel roads. A great option for beginners or the wife and kids while you shred some trail on the Blue or Black route.​

The Blue route is just over 16.5km which features some challenging sections with single-track and tougher climbs. The single track in the beginning can get a bit monotonous and would see great improvement with the addition of a few built in drop off’s, a jump or two and a berm here or there to make the cornering faster and fun.

The black route is quite rocky and is an added option when riding on the blue route. This route is great if need to practive technical rocky decents and climbs, Its does not add too much more onto the Blue route in terms of mileage, but it will improve your technical skills and test you, so be careful as you can hurt yourself on the descents, especially when wet!

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Test Crew Wisdom

Help people get into mountain biking by bringing them to a place like this. We see lots of folks getting scared off the first time the try mountain biking because some skill guru takes them on his favourite trail and they fall or get so tired they walk home. If your friends and family get excited to ride, it gives you more chance to ride. Do the math!!

Categories

Cool

  • Fun trail to ride for all abilities
  • Beautiful scenery
  • Cheap
  • Safe environment
  • Close to Broadacres, therefore could be a long training ride option from BA to Avianto and back

UnCool

  • Could do with more technical variety in the first single track section of the blue route as mentioned above earlier
  • Not the place to do your 80km training ride

What's on offer

  • 3 trails. 6.5km, 16.5km,
  • Coffee shop
  • Toilets
  • Secure parking