3,501 ft
Distance
17 ft
Climb
-531 ft
Descent
00:08:59
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of RATBOY Trail
  • past supporters

RATBOY Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Machico
    Machico
  • AKA
    '10TH DEGREE' RatBoy
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #3752 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

RATBOY Trail
Primeiramente entre 2008 e 2009 foi a pista criada para o projecto '10TH DEGREE' que nunca chegou a ser rodado e a qual esteve em modo secret, podemos ver partes dessa pista lá ao lado com grandes gaps que nunca chegaram a ser finalizados.
Mais tarde os Trail Builders da empresa FREERiDE MADEiRA decidiram apostar nessa montanha encontrando algumas linhas da pista "10TH DEGREE" e onde fizeram um projecto de Raiz reutilizando algumas tabelas e saltos para ser rodado um filme para o atleta Britânico mundialmente conhecido Josh Bryceland - RATBOY.

Inicialmente pensava-se que este trilho seria unicamente para realização desse filme e depois estaria fechado para ninguém rodar ali, mas isso foi mentira.

A apresentação do protótipo da bicicleta nova Santa Cruz Broson que foi filmado em Julho de 2015 pela equipa Cut Media.
Este trilho esteve no segredo dos Deuses fechado durante muitos anos até aparecer o trailforks e revelar esta linha a todos os amantes de Enduro do Planeta.
É um trilho que está desenhado no meio de um bosque de Cryptomeria igual como se fosse um trilho British Columbia - Canadá, trilho de terra batida e com muita pedra, vários saltos duplos pequenos fizeram parte do filme que hoje em dia estão mais abatidos.
Alguns Drops e um River GAP no fim sobre a Ribeira do poço do Bezerro fazem deste trilho a delicia da zona do Poiso.

Cuidado com os Cranks para não partir e no inverno com chuva caso para andar mais no chão do que em cima da bike, só para quem tem experiência.

Access Info

No trilho do Poiso, no fim da reta plana, tem uma entrada á esquerda.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for RATBOY bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -515 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,075 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,592 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,591 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,075 ft
  • Grade
    -14.723%
  • Grade max
    -28.393%
  • Grade min
    8.62%
  • Distance climb
    259 ft
  • Distance down
    3,211 ft
  • Distance flat
    30 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:59
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Status:
on Jun 5, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      RATBOY Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 5, 2019 @ 1:48pm
      Jun 5, 2019
      Slightly changed for Trans Madeira. Other than that it seems to be in great condition.
      Dec 26, 2018 @ 11:09am
      Dec 26, 2018
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 1:46am
      Nov 18, 2018
      reporter
      Dec 1, 2017 @ 4:20am
      Dec 1, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 96 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 81 rides
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      Photos

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      57 |
      Mar 24, 2019 @ 2:18am
      Mar 24, 2019
      35 |
      Jan 28, 2019 @ 3:47am
      Jan 28, 2019
      36 |
      Jan 28, 2019 @ 3:46am
      Jan 28, 2019
      134 |
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 9:46am
      Aug 26, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Team Carqueja Enduro Series - Poiso 2017
      17 miles
      EWS 2019 #3: Madeira - Day 2 race
      26 miles
      Madeira DAY 1
      19 miles
      Team Carqueja Enduro Series - Poiso race
      17 miles

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