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The Mountain Bike Adventure

#9 of 63 Tours in Lagos
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Address: Rua Dr. Francisco Vito M. Corte-Real | Jardim de Porta da Vila, Lagos 8600-642, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 918 502 663
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Guided mountain bike tours on hand crafted trails we have been building...

Guided mountain bike tours on hand crafted trails we have been building since 2005. We have rides to suit all levels and very high quality bikes. You will be guided in small groups by qualified bike guides to get the best from you time with us. Please note the location is a meeting point only. You need to book the tours in advance by email or telephone.

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I had a full day cross-country MTB trip with Miguel, and it's definitively to be recommended! Alrgave is a wonderful place for MTB, for all levels, and Miguel is a great guide and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Laurent D
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Brusselss, Belgique

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Brusselss, Belgique
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a full day cross-country MTB trip with Miguel, and it's definitively to be recommended! Alrgave is a wonderful place for MTB, for all levels, and Miguel is a great guide and very nice guy. He know all the track in details, give good advices and care about your safety. He excellent knowledge of the different tracks allow him... More 

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Thank Laurent D
Tromsø, Norge
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My 13 y old son and I, enjoy riding together and found this company before we came to Lagos. They set up a halv-day trip for us and some others (who did not show up). Tak about tailor-made guiding ! It was so hot, and a half day was enough. He took us thru exiting landscape and tricky riding. We... More 

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Thank ANDKJ
UK
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views, and good fun. Not quite as long as I hoped , so the value is so so. Bikes were good quality

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Thank blue_eyed_manUk
Northern Ireland
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I went on the al day all mountain trip with Jim and Mike and one other paying customer which was great as you didn't feel part of a sausage factory. We had originaly wanted to go for 2/3 half day trips due to the heat however Jim said he has had to stop these. Having been on... More 

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Thank kirby91
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a guided ride with Miguel along the cliff tops of the South coast. The views were amazing, and scenery stunning. The trails were lovely. Quiet and generally single track for the whole distance. Difficulty level of our ride was approx a blue / red but fairly long (5 hours, with stop for coffee and lunch) They do offer... More 

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Thank Steve H
Frankfurt, Germany
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok. You pick up the bikes from a garage storage within walking distance of all the main spots in town - that's convenient. No Office and no Fuss: One indemnity form and ready to go. The first kilometer is on the road which is good to get you accustomed to the bikes gears and breaks, adjust the saddle etc. etc.... More 

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Thank FunatWork
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a brilliant activity. Saw parts of the Algarve you would see ordinarily. Miguel, our guide, was great, telling us about any hazards and allowing for plenty of photo stops. We did the half day ride which was mostly on trails but some road work. Bikes have hydraulic brakes which took some getting use to, and saddle covers provided... More 

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Thank Pam H
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

As part of the deal struck with my wife to go on a beach holiday to Lagos, Portugal I negotiated two days of mountain biking. After searching the internet I found The Mountain Bike Adventure based in Lagos and got in touch with Jim Carroll. Jim sent me all the details of what his company had to offer and I... More 

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Thank Andrew K
Ennis, Ireland
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Went up with 2 others. My first time mountain biking other 2 had a fair bit of experience. Was unreal. 35 Kms down Monchique mountain. Wouldn't be the fittest so was wrecked but totally worth it. Unbelievable way to see the countryside. Jim and Miguel were great guides and full of knowledge.

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Thank Dave D
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Mike was our tour guide and he was very personal and friendly, which made the experience that much better. We took the slightly more scenic route, which took us through the cliffs and also the back country of Lagos. This bike tour gives you views of the cliffs that you can only see on pictures and I highly recommend anyone... More 

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