July 17, 2013 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (1)

Great Trewern B&B


We have teamed up with Liz and Brian at Great Trewern B&B from Llandegley to offer you a weekend break and mountain bike experience in the beautiful Radnorshire hills.

Your Break starts on arrival at Great Trewern B&B. You will be  shown to your room and welcomed with Fresh coffee and Homemade cakes. After you  have settled in, you may wish to take a quick walk around the farmlands to get a  feel for the area, or you may wish to take your coffee down the garden and view  the Llandegley Rocks (the oldest rocks in Wales) or just relax in your room or  sitting area and read a book.

You will later be served a 3 course Evening Meal, either down the  garden (weather permitting) or in Winter times, in our Elizabethan lounge beside  a roaring fire.

In the morning, you will be served a country breakfast and then on my arrival you will begin your guided ride around the beautiful Radnorshire  countryside. “From beginner to very experienced rider, a mountain bike is one of  the best ways to see the awesome scenery. The mountain biking in this area is  ridable all year round, suitable for all ages, skills, and abilities. Our aim is  always to give you a fun, challenging and rewarding mountain biking experience  that you can take away and wish to return. “

On your return to Great Trewern B&B, you will be met with  further fresh coffee and Homemade cake, and later on, another 3 course Evening  Meal.

Your Break finishes the following morning after another well  earned Farmhouse Breakfast.

To book your package contact Great Trewern B&B 002 003 004 005 007 008 009 010 012 013

Package  Prices:

4 singles using 3 rooms: £  100-00 per person

1 couple using Double Bedroom: £100-00  per person

2 Couples using Standard Double and Small Double  Rooms: £ 95-00 per  person

3 Couples using Std Dbl, Small Dbl and Twin  Rooms: £ 92-00 per  person

Deluxe Package for 1 couple: using  King size en suite Bedroom: £ 120-00 per person


The above prices do not include drinks with dinner or  bike hire. Please see website for hire  rates.

A  picnic lunch may be pre-ordered and met up with you on your ride, at an extra  cost of £ 10-00 per person.

July 2, 2013 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (0)

Aberedw Hill.

view to Aberedw hillview from Aberedw Hill A week ago I pieced together a route to Aberedw Hill, its something I’ve wanted to do for a long time .

in the picture on the right Aberedw Hill is the long hill in the distance the picture below is off the top of Aberedw Hill looking up the Wye valley with Builth Wells in the distance. Its a ride for people with good fitness levels there is a lot of tough climbs, the route to Aberedw Hill is varied with single track, green lanes, stone tracks and open moorland, it is a really good ride with amazing views .

the views alone make this ride really worth doing, the distance is just over 27 miles and virtually all off road with just a couple of miles tarmac im really pleased to have finally pieced together this lovely ride.

May 11, 2013 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (0)

Mucky Breaks Bike Hire.

Mucky Breaks is pleased to announce Bike Hire will be available in the next few weeks, it has been something we have wanted to offer local people and visitors to the area for sometime.

We feel that Bike Hire will enhance the business and provide more opportunity’s for people with out a bike to try mountain biking or cycling in general .

The bikes we will have for Bike Hire will be Merida Big Nine TFS 900 29rs , we feel that having 29rs for hire will give people who already have a mountain bike the chance to try a 29r out to see if they want to change to the new wheel size and for beginners we feel the larger size wheel makes mountain biking a bit easier.

I will post more details later when we have the bikes.merida 2

April 30, 2013 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (0)

The new LOOK S TRACK clipless pedal.

look s track pedalThe NEW LOOK S TRACK clipless pedal, first impressions are excellent. With very fast engagement with a good snap making you feel confident and secure, when pedalling hard all your power goes through to the back wheel I think that is due to it having the largest foot platform of any clipless pedal.

Its the most solidly built clipless pedal I’ve used  the platform area is stainless steel , it feels and looks like it is built to last , overall its a very very good pedal . The new look s track clipless pedal is also very light at 145g per pedal .

I will post more info on how it performs long term .

February 25, 2013 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (0)

Accomadation and booking rides

Mucky breaks would like to offer customers good deals on accommodation in the area , if you decide to come and check out what mountain biking is all about in this lovely area of mid wales, i can get you very good accommodation at a very good price at the Commodore hotel, The Three wells hotel and the Llanerch inn, they all have bike storage and bike wash available and very mountain bike friendly, if you get in touch with me i will get you a good deal that includes your guided ride , you wont be disappointed.

The area has a lot to offer mountain bikers of all abilities beginners will love it here as will experts, the terrain is forestry, woodland, open moorland and farm land we take in the Radnor forest, Abbeycwmhir the forestry there is amazing plus the moorland surrounding the town and its rideable no matter what the weather. we are in between Builth wells and the Elan valley, Llanwrtyd wells isn’t far away either all big mountain bike areas , this area surrounding the town of Llandrindod wells is amazing so come and give us a go you really wont be disappointed.

January 7, 2013 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (0)

specialized tactic helmet 2013.

018the new Specialized Tactic helmet 2013 is i think the best helmet i’ve used considering its price of only £55.00 its amazing . The fit is excellent and its also very light you hardly know your wearing it , its a helmet i highly recomend , so if your thinking of changing this is the one to get.

January 7, 2013 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (0)

mountain bike ride 6/1/2013


sunday afternoon about 4 mile outside of town , was a good but hard mountain bike ride due to all the heavy rain we have had , the ground was very heavy going but still very rideable , there is no real boggy stretches around here so its good all year round .

this is a good decent on a good stoney trail you can take it really fast , the whole 12 mile ride has really good testing climbs and some good fun downhill sections , its a very good route for getting your fitness back after doing nothing over christmas.

January 1, 2013 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (0)

Mucky Breaks 2013

Mucky Breaks mountain biking 2013 , hopefully it will be a much better year for mountain biking weather wise , im looking forward to new challenges, finding new routes and adding to old ones .

i have good routes that take in the Radnor forest the ride there is full of lovely views and its a very varied ride good rideable bridal ways in all weathers with technical decents and long climbs and fast flowing open moor land thrown into the mix , the Radnor forest has good fire roads and technical climbs its a good play ground for every ability beginner and expert alike , im looking to add more to the ride this year will post more pics soon .

Im going to be adding Abby Cwm Hir really good forestry single track and fire roads , so ill be working hard to piece together a really good loop , ill keep you posted on that one .

New accomodation deals coming soon aswell so there will be something for everyone, mountain biking 2013 looks like it could be a really good year with Mucky breaks.

November 14, 2012 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (0)

hotel commodore Llandrindod wells wales promotion with mucky breaks guided rides.

New promotion with hotel commodore Llandrindod wells wales and mucky breaks for guided mountain bike rides the first weekend of december from 30th of november to sunday 2nd of december, twin rooms first 20 people accomadation is free you pay for breakfast and your guided ride , if you have lights you can have a guided night ride , to book contact the hotel commodore llandrindod wells wales  on 01597 822288 or you can find there on my site, contact me for info on your ride requirements, when you ring ask to book mucky breaks promo.

come and enjoy a weekend break in mid wales , the mountain biking here is fantastic for everyone of all levels , teaming up with the hotel commodore llandrindod wells wales is really good they are lovely people and will make your very enjoyable dont hesitate to book your mountain biking break with mucky breaks.

i also have a female assistant so if any ladys would like to give it a try you have nothing to fear we are here to prove anyone can do it .

October 30, 2012 / Posted by Mucky Breaks / COMMENTS (1)

Mucky breaks is pleased to announce accomodation with Hotel Commodore Llandrindod wells Wales.

im very pleased to announce a package deal that includes B & B accomadation and guided ride at hotel commodore in Llandrindod wells , based on 2 people sharing £59 , we have bike storage and bike wash facilities available and to make things easier make payments at the hotel , its a really good deal so come and stay in this beautiful area of mid wales and enjoy a really good day out on your bike , ill be doing night time rides in the winter also , for info on rides ring or email me or for accomadation contact hotel commodore 01597 822288.

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