Mountain Biking in Iceland?

Discussion in 'Europe' started by itrytofly, Jun 19, 2018.

  1. itrytofly

    itrytofly Chimp

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    Hoping to get pointers from anyone who lives in Iceland or who has traveled their to mountain bike. I am going in August and hope to spend 2-3 days mountain biking. I have a couple of questions and any help is greatly appreciated!

    Is there any lift access or shuttle assisted downhill mountain biking?
    Are there any places where I can rent a mountain bike or should I bring one?
    Are there any particularly good trails you would reccomend? As far as I have been able to tell, there is not really any trails and instead you just kinda get a bike and ride around.

    As you may be able to tell, I am kinda utterly hopeless here and I dont know Icelandic so my web searches have been less than helpful. Anything you can offer is appreciated. Thanks!
     

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  2. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    I have never been to Iceland but I can offer my 2c:
    * bring fireproof tires
    * bring studded tires

    Have you looked at tours like this? https://icebikeadventures.com/
     
  3. rideit

    rideit Bob the Builder

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