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Mount Dora’s challenging downhill trails fun for mountain biking

Mount Dora's challenging downhill trails fun for mountain biking

MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Even though Florida has no mountains, mountain biking is very much alive in Central Florida, with riders exploring unique trails every…

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MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Even though Florida has no mountains, mountain biking is very much alive in Central Florida, with riders exploring unique trails every day. What You Need To Know

Mount Dora offers a variety of downhill trails for riders to experience mountain biking

Riders meet at Adrenaline Bike Works every Thursday evening to cruise the trails together

Bike Works offers rentals and safety gear for those leaning how to mountain bike

Ramps with inflatable landings are outside the shop for those learning flips and freestyle tricks

Mount Dora has some of the great trails on which the entire family can experience mountain biking, Brian Beck of Adrenaline Bike Works said.

“It’s probably the only place in Florida where there is a little bit of a downhill, or this long of a downhill stretch,” Beck said.He tunes and repairs mountain bikes inside the shop and has seen the sport grow since it opened in Mount Dora three years ago.“We have had a lot more mountain-biking customers than anything else,” Beck said.Every Thursday evening, those interested in the sport meet at 6:30 p.m. at the store for a group ride to the nearby Mount Dora Trail , which is less than a mile away.“There are some pretty good hills you can get around and up and down,” Beck said.The Mount Dora Trail combines dirt trails and wooden structures that challenge all levels of mountain bikers with paths that are uphill and downhill.The trail was built in […]

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