Night Pumptrack session

Night Pumptrack session

Pumptracks are becoming more popular in Israel and more tracks are popping up in public areas and parks – free for all, with lighting to keep riders happy after work hours. We love visiting these tracks weather just for fun or for technical skills sessions, as it is really an efficient tool to get the … Continue reading »

International UCI XC Race – Mishmar Ha’emek

International UCI XC Race – Mishmar Ha’emek

Israel hosts several official UCI XC races during 2014, in Haifa (which also hosted a European championship previously), Misgav and Mishmar Ha’emek, the later two being amongst our favorite trail centers. We went to check out the first race of the series in Mishmar Ha’emek. The track laid out for the day was pretty intense … Continue reading »

Naftaly Mountains Singletrack

Naftaly Mountains Singletrack

The Nafataly mountains and the Manara cliff area has long been known as the main DH spot in Israel. Now, instead of being a hardcore attraction only, the mountain is also open for some excellent and epic XC riding. The new Naftaly Mountain Singletrack is a recent addition to the growing network of official mountain biking … Continue reading »

From Riding To Diving – Adventures in Eilat

From Riding To Diving – Adventures in Eilat

The city of Eilat, located at the southernmost tip of Israel on the shores of the Red Sea, is a popular holiday destination. With an average of only five days of rain per year, Eilat is usually associated with sunny beaches, tropical underwater life, watersports and a good selection of hotels, pubs and restaurants. If … Continue reading »