1,969 ft
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-161 ft
Descent
00:04:32
Avg time

Spare Ribs Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Other
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #33087 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    forestry commission

Spare ribs - Single track, natural, flowy and technical trail incorporating flat, off cambered and bermed corners. Expect unavoidable undulations, root sections and trail features which require commitment and are not suitable for inexperienced riders.

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More Stats for Spare Ribs bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -147 ft
  • Altitude min
    276 ft
  • Altitude max
    434 ft
  • Altitude start
    434 ft
  • Altitude end
    287 ft
  • Grade max
    -16.775%
  • Grade min
    12.349%
  • Distance climb
    166 ft
  • Distance down
    1,592 ft
  • Distance flat
    211 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:02
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Status:
on Jan 19, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (2 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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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      Spare Ribs Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 19, 2019 @ 10:10am
      Jan 19, 2019
      The newest track is bedding in well and riding great. Greasy in places and plenty of tricky slippy sections, big fun
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 9:51am
      Aug 7, 2018
      New track, renamed spare ribs is open and running well. Conditions are dry and loose.
      Sep 27, 2017 @ 5:26pm
      Sep 27, 2017
      Closed
      Jul 18, 2017 @ 7:15am
      Jul 18, 2017
      Track closed indefinitely
      Apr 2, 2017 @ 12:27pm
      Apr 2, 2017
      Track Closed Indefinatly
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 10 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 75 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      92 |
      Nov 13, 2016 @ 2:19pm
      Nov 13, 2016
      Spare Ribs, Bewdley
      354 |
      Aug 5, 2014 @ 5:24am
      Aug 5, 2014
      | 2 comments Spare Ribs, Shropshire
      189 |
      Aug 5, 2014 @ 5:23am
      Aug 5, 2014
      Spare Ribs, Shropshire
      191 |
      Aug 5, 2014 @ 5:21am
      Aug 5, 2014
      Spare Ribs, Shropshire

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