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Far removed from the heavily used bike regions, the nock/bike area around Bad Kleinkirchheim has become a sought-after mountain bike hot spot which inspires beginners, pros and families as well as freeriders and park fans. Download now - the brand new cycle map which has 15 tried and tested MTB tours, singletrails and road bike tours.
Hop on your bike, start pedalling and go – around 1000 kilometres of very well signposted and approved MTB kilometres tempt you up into the summit regions at around 2000 metres. Downhill racers will find masterful routes here as much as leisure-oriented E-Bikers. Just hire a mountain bike, E-MTB or E-Bike, the latter can also be hired in the hotel, take part in guided tours run by Sportschule Krainer (Seestraße 40, 9533 Feld am See, +43 4246 3188), for all ability levels and experience variety-packed Flow Trails, mini-bike parks and cycle technique training, which helps you hone your skills. nock/bike also scores points with its many services, such as the call&collect service, repair workshops and refreshment stations.
Here they are - 15 cool mountain bike tours with seven single trails covering all difficulty levels as well as four road bike tours – together with route outline, altitude profile and lots of additional information for the dedicated MTB community. Just download and get riding! Those of you who want to head out together from May to October can also download the weekly programme of events organised by Sportschule.
With a little bit of support from an efficient electric engine, less proficient and not so fit riders can also head up to the alpine lodges and the summits of the Nock mountains. The nock/bike region specialised in the hire of and tours with E-Bikes. Here’s what pleasure riders and keen E-Mountain bikers can expect:
Cyclists have it good in Bad Kleinkirchheim and the surrounding area: they and their trusty steeds are always mobile, since the cable cars, boats and shuttles which have trailers provide transportation. There is however an extra charge for taking bikes on trains, boats and via cable car.
This superb multi-day tour proceeds from Salzburg’s Lungau to the Adriatic. Four to six days of the utmost MTB adventure covering up to 430 kilometres and a maximum of 7000 metres altitude take sports-oriented riders through two states and seven regions. If you don’t want to devote this much time but do still want to get a feel for the Alpe Adria Trail, you can tackle stage two from Bad Kleinkirchheim which proceeds to Döbriach at Millstätter See. Those of you who want to explore the entire route can do so as part of a guided tour. Sportschule Krainer in Feld am See provides this unique adventure, together with luggage transport and return journey.
The 15.9 km long trail will offer lots of fun for bikers of all ages and abilities, embedded in a unique natural setting between the mountains and the lake.
The trail entrance is located in the Carinthian Nockberge mountains at the mountain station of the Kaiserburgbahn lift at 2.055 m altitude.
On the way down to the valley, bikers will be able to enjoy approximately 970 metres difference in altitude and a gradient of around 8 percent, as well as rollers, feeders, small drops and some banked corners on the gravel trail. Along the trail there are plenty of places to stop to rest and relax, perfect for catching your breath. There are enough opportunities for overtaking to ensure beginners and professionals alike can use the trail safely at the same time.
More Information about the Flow Country Trail