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Island Mountain Rides

Cumberland, Canada
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About Island Mountain Rides
IMR is based in Cumberland, BC which is quickly becoming Vancouver Island’s riding Mecca. If mountain biking is your religion then a pilgrimage to Cumberland is a must! Cumberland boasts a wide variety of trails right out the back door in it’s neighbouring forests. Cumberland is centrally located on the Island and is the perfect place to access the trails of other areas, such as; Forbidden Plateau/Comox Lake, Hornby Island and Campbell River. Island Mountain Rides is owned and operated by Martin Ready. Martin uses 8 years of guiding experience and over 20 years of mountain biking experience to ensure that you have a great time. Island Mountain Rides has legal land use agreements/tenures in all locations advertised. IMR is fully insured and has a comprehensive risk management plan in place to ensure your safety.
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun riding with Martin in Cumberland. He took us around on a very wet, rainy day and despite that we had a great time! He is a very experienced rider and guide, choosing trails suited to our riding ability. I would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ColleenBugg
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Martin knows the area like the back of his hand and put together several days of fantastic riding for my wife and I. He put together some great loops to get the most out of the riding and our abilities, not just a cookie cutter...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dmorgs
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Martin is an awesome guide! He helped with our event and guided/shuttled us to the to of Forbidden Plateau. I would recommend any mountain biker, expert or beginner. Martin can hang with the best of them up and down!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jen Jeff B
Reviewed September 4, 2016

My son(15) and I spent three days riding with Martin. It was unforgettable experience and so much fun for both of us! Cumberland forest and Hornby Island are mountain bike paradise! The trail network is vast and well maintained. The routes are incredibly scenic and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank VadimS561
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Booked in the Epic with Martin as wanted to get the most out of my short time on Vancouver Island. Headed out from the bike shop with cafe next door, straight on to the trails. He went through all the types of terrain we will...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

I have been riding for three days in Cumberland with Martin and it has been amazing,p. Even if you are very expérimented or not, Martin will guide you in the trails that fit with your skills and always be aware that you are confortable. The...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Marypearl
Reviewed July 23, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a few days of mountain biking with the owner and guide - Martin. As I was fairly new to cycling, I felt incredibly safe, and comfortable with Martin as our guide. He was very skilled at managing the different skills...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ferdinand B
Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Came to Cumberland and had two days of riding. One day of low consequence touring with my better half: Martin treated with respect and helped to lift her standard of riding in ways I never could. My second day was a little more adventurous. Again...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank adj227
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great mountain bike trails but confusing. These guys make sure you hit all the great trails for your skill level. Using a good guide can make or break your trip.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank BKinshanghai
Reviewed May 13, 2015

I contacted Martin at Island Mountain Rides to arrange 2 days of guided mountain bike riding for a women's getaway on Vancouver Island. As it turned out, Martin was in Europe so we conducted our business via email. Organizing a bunch of ladies is a...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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