Mountain Biking in Filthy Trails, Antwerp, Flanders Belgium

Valley length:
250 ac / 1 km²
Gap jumps:
Gap distances:
1m (3.3ft), 2m (6.6ft), 3m (9.9ft), 5m (16.4ft) and 2 gaps of 6m (19.8ft)
Trail features:
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.

Antwerp and its surroundings are offered for many activities indoors and outdoors. Many people decide to work out or even to try a sport that thought they would never try. Lanklaar is situated near Antwerp and has the most amazing private fenced area of 250 ac/1 km² long, called The Maasvallei, a real athletic paradise. One of the sports that are being practiced a lot in the Filthy Trails, similar to spot’s name, is MTB Dirt Jumping.

It is a highly addictive sport full of rush and adrenaline. The routes are varying in length and the levels are changing rapidly sometimes even on the same trail. One of the trails which is the most suitable for MTB Dirt Jumping is the The Flight.

It is a trail for riders who just love to jump with their bikes on the dirt. You will find 6 gap jumps that have various distances of 1-2-3-5 m / 3.3-6.6-9.9-16.4 ft long and 2 gaps of 6 m / 19.8 ft long. The Flight is perfectly suitable to perform tricks and big air jumps. If you really are an outdoor fun, you will love this trail and its entire area.

Bear in mind that is forbidden to enter the Maasvallei area with a car. Maasvallei also has opening hours so make sure that you will be informed first. It is recommended that you will bring water and food because there is nothing nearby.

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 in 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 disembark at the Antwerpen-Centraal railway station.


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