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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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
Contribute Details
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  • 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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Radar Time
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Lusaka has a vibrant and active mountain biking community. The most popular mountain biking areas are around Lilayi and Lepard’s Hill. Parts of both areas are mapped in the Trailforks App for IOS and Android, and can also be downloaded to Garmin devices.

      If you are new to Trailforks, have a look at the Dummies Guide below to see how to get started with the Trailforks App.

      To see the different ride areas, follow the links lower down on this page or click on the ride area labels on the map. To see more information on a trail, click on the trail and follow the link.

      In the Lilayi area riders usually park at Lilayi Lodge from where the ride in groups.

      A good way to connect with other mountain bikers in the Lusaka area is to attend the Thursday evening mountain biking events at the Lusaka Gymkhana Club at the Lusaka Show Grounds. Newcomers and visitors are always welcome.
      Disclaimer:
      Lusaka mountain bikers communicate mostly through local WhatsApp groups where group rides are organized and pick-up rides posted by members. A good way to connect with them is through the local bike shops or by attending the Thursday evening mtb short track events at the Lusaka Gynkkhana Club (Lusaka Show Grounds).
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 25, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      344
      Trails Mountain Bike
      343
      Trails E-Bike
      341
      Trails Hike
      344
      Trails Trail Running
      344
      Total Distance
      391 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      189 miles
      Total Descent
      34,262 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,844 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,481 ft
      Reports
      17
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      247
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Lusaka Mountain Bike

      54 |
      Mar 8, 2020 @ 9:50am
      Mar 8, 2020
      54 |
      Mar 8, 2020 @ 9:50am
      Mar 8, 2020
      54 |
      Mar 8, 2020 @ 9:50am
      Mar 8, 2020
      55 |
      Mar 5, 2020 @ 8:35pm
      Mar 5, 2020
      39 |
      Mar 5, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Mar 5, 2020

      Videos of Lusaka Mountain Bike

      Along the Classic Rock trail
      0:26 | 22 | Jun 22, 2020
      The Road to Lusaka

      10:17 | 128 | Mar 10, 2020
      Cycle Zambia! From Lusaka to Victoria Falls

      2:05 | 164 | Mar 10, 2020
      Stanbic MTB Classic 2014

      3:19 | 111 | Mar 10, 2020
      Day 3 Highlights of the 2019 FQM 1Zambia MTB

      4:20 | 107 | Mar 10, 2020
      Elephant Epic 2019

      3:29 | 115 | Mar 10, 2020
      Why ride the FQM 1Zambia MTB?

      5:36 | 86 | Mar 5, 2020
      Meet Zambia's 2019 AFCON MTB Team

      2:49 | 46 | Mar 5, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2764749jjoonaswishlisttrailMountain of God
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 6:03am
      Jun 29, 2021
      user #2716711MJIrelandaddreportJimmy's backside and 5 more
      Jun 27, 2021 @ 1:26pm
      Jun 27, 2021
      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdatetrailLilayi Crop Circle
      Mar 25, 2021 @ 1:55pm
      Mar 25, 2021
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailTrail 13a
      Aug 27, 2020 @ 5:46pm
      Aug 27, 2020
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailTrail C92
      Aug 27, 2020 @ 3:53pm
      Aug 27, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike343391 miles34,262 ft189 miles1,844 ft
      #4,226#15172674
      E-Bike341389 miles34,163 ft188 miles1,844 ft
      #1,510#117
      Hike344391 miles34,262 ft189 miles1,844 ft
      #3,341#11715
      Trail Running344391 miles34,262 ft189 miles1,844 ft
      #3,344#1172
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