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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Max Vehicle Width
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      The Buffalo City/ East London Region has a rich mountain biking culture with many riding opportunities.

      Funtrax Mountain Biking Club, based in East London, organizes regular mountain biking events including group rides, trail work days and social events. To get in touch with the Funtrax MTB Club, follow the link to their Facebook Group or click on their Trail Association Logo below.

      The Club promotes mountain biking in the Region and works with the authorities and land owners to increase access for mountain biking and to maintain trails across the region,.

      In addition to trails on private properties , there are several Bike Parks in the Region, all of which are listed in Trailforks.

      There area also a number of businesses that regularly support our sport in the Region. Mountain bikers are encouraged to seek them out and to return the favour (links on this page).
      Disclaimer:
      Most of the trail networks in the Buffalo City Region require a trail permit. Permit fees are used to develop and maintain the trail networks and trail users are encouraged to always purchase trail permits before riding. Instructions on how and where to purchase permits are listed on the home page of each ride area.

      In addition, mountain bikers are encourage to support the development of our sport in the Buffalo City Region by joining the Funtrax Mountain Bike Club, our local mountain biking advocacy group. Membership can be purchased at the Cycling HQ Bike Shop (link below).
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      Region Supporters & Maintainers
      Region Details
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      • 24
      • 32
      • 6

      Region Status
      Closed as of Sep 19, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      81
      Trails Mountain Bike
      81
      Trails E-Bike
      66
      Trails Hike
      73
      Trails Trail Running
      73
      Total Distance
      47 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      21 miles
      Total Descent
      7,203 ft
      Total Vertical
      767 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      886 ft
      Reports
      79
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      327
      Sub Regions

      Photos of East London Mountain Bike

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