Mountain Biking in Filthy Trails, Antwerp,
250 ac / 1 km²
The Singletrack, The Boogie, Wings
The Singletrack features:
Berms, little drops, double jumps
Root sections, hip jumps, fast berms
Antwerp is the northernmost province of both Belgium and the Flemish Region (Flanders). Clockwise from the north, it borders with North Brabant province of the Netherlands and also the Belgian provinces of Limburg, Flemish Brabant and East Flanders. Capital city is Antwerp which comprises the port of Antwerp. Antwerp is known for its chemical, diamond, paper, metallurgy, glass, dynamite, textile and tobacco industries.
If you are a fan of speed, in the vicinity of Antwerp in Lanklaar, there is a huge private fenced area of 250 ac / 1 km², an appropriate arena for many off road activities. Mountain Biking Freeride is only one of the sports that are being practiced at the park. The Maasvallei Park is amazing and the bike park inside, Filthy Trails, has everything to offer to Mountain Bike Free-riders.
Various levels of experience and many trails to satisfy your need for speed are available on the spot. Three trails of the park are the most suitable for MTB Free-riding. The Single-track, the Boogie and Wings. Along the Single-track trail, you will find a lot of berms that can be ridden with high velocities, double jumps and some little drops.
The trail is ideal to push yourself to the limit, riding the trail as fast as possible. The boogie is a trail for fast riding, containing hip jumps, fast berms and root sections. Finally Wings is a trail for bikers who can’t get enough from really fast driving, making big air and flying.
So, if you are a speed and an outdoor enthusiast, this is the terrain for you. Just make sure to call first because the area has opening hours. Bring food and drinks with you because there is nothing nearby. Bear in mind that cars in the area are prohibited, so you should leave them at the parking lot.
How to Get to Destination
80.1 miles (130 km), 1 hour 19 mins
Head south on Patersstraat toward Seminariestraat. Continue onto De Montstraat. Continue onto Arsenaalstraat. Continue onto Wateringsstraat. Continue onto Kanonweg. Turn right onto Rijselstraat/N336. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Zuiderring/N37
Continue to follow N37
Go through 2 roundabouts. Turn right to merge onto A19 toward Kortrijk/Menen/Gent/Rijsel/E17/A17/Brugge/Lille. Take exit Kortrijk-Zuid to merge onto R8 toward Kortrijk-Centrum. Take the exit onto E17 toward R8/Gent. At the interchange Antwerpen-West, keep right and follow signs for Breda/Luik/Brussel/Antwerpen-Centrum/Ring Antwerpen/Haven 1-499. Merge onto E34. At the interchange 5a-Antwerpen-Centrum, keep right and follow signs for Boom/Hoboken/A12. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Antwerpen-Centrum and merge onto N113. Continue straight onto Frankrijklei/N1. Turn left onto Maria-Henriëttalei/N184. Continue onto Bourlastraat. Continue onto Leopoldstraat. Continue onto Komedieplaats. Turn right onto Huidevettersstraat. Turn left onto Meirbrug. Turn right onto Eiermarkt
78.5 miles (126 km), 1 hour 19 mins
Head west on Rue Armand Stouls toward Quai Orban/N90. Take the 1st right onto Quai Orban/N90. Continue to follow N90. Slight left onto Quai Longdoz. Continue onto Quai Bonaparte. Continue onto Quai du Roi Albert/N90. Continue onto A25. At the interchange Cheratte, keep right and follow signs for E40/E25 toward E313/Bruxelles/Anvers/Luxembourg/Ring. Take the exit toward E313/Anvers/Hasselt. Merge onto A601. Take the exit onto E313
This road is temporarily closed. At the interchange 17-Antwerpen-Oost, keep left and follow signs for Antwerpen-Centrum/Borgerhout. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Deurne Noord/Singel Noord/Centrum and merge onto Karel Geertsstraat/N12
Continue to follow N12. Continue onto Kipdorpbrug. Slight left onto Lange Nieuwstraat. Continue onto Korte Nieuwstraat
Turn left onto Sudermanstraat
Antwerp International Airport,
3.1 miles (6.3 km)
Iron Rhine at its Dutch part connects Antwerp with the German Ruhr area and runs from the Belgian border via Budel, Weert and Roermond to Vlodrop and the German border. The railroads connect the major cites of the province, such as Antwerp, Mechelen, Herentals, Turnhout and Mol. The Iron Rhine connects Antwerp with Mönchengladbach in Germany. The new High Speed Train connects Antwerpen-Centraal railway station with Brussels (HSL 4) and Amsterdam (HSL-Zuid) at high speed. So take a train from almost anywhere in Europe and abort at the Antwerpen-Centraal railway station.
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