If worse comes to worse and you loose your drive chain, chainless is not a problem but just in case pack an extra chain, rear derailleur hanger, rear derailleur, spare gear cable and bring some dry chain lube.
MTB hire Malaga
If you are only coming for a few days or a long weekend, you may wish to consider hiring a bike from us. We have a limited supply of different makes and models, specs vary depending on sizes/ models. All are equipped with short stems, wide bars, big brakes and tyres.
Bringing your own bike?
It is ESSENTIAL that you have DUAL PLY tyres. If, like many riders, you ride tubeless then we highly recommend the HuckNorris system. In our experience tubeless tyres split on the bead where it meets the rim and not only does Huck help prevents this but it protects your rim at lower tyre pressures. Single plys result in endless punctures and takes the fun out of the day for both yourself but also for other riders.
Please email or call us for details on 0034660623305 or send us a message.
We recommend a full suspension bike of minimum 140mm travel. And if you missed it DUAL PLY tyres are a must. Also make sure you have got a minimum of 180mm disc rotors to prevent brake fade on the some of the longer descents. Please see the inter-active graphic bike set-up below, click on the circles for more information.
All the MTB hire Malaga we offer have the perfect specs to ride the local trails!
We recommend bringing a selection of spares specific for your bike. But if weight is a problem (some airlines have a max limit of 23kgs), then our town of Alhaurin el Grande has got its own bike shop offering up spares and repairs only 3 mins pedal distance form the villa.
A bike of minimum 5" of travel front and rear is required.
Flat pedals or SPD type are fine. If you are just getting your head around SPDs do not bring them as they will distract you from concentrating on the trail while you try to clip in.
BIG disc brakes, obvious but you´d be surprised how may people come under-braked!
A bike with a minimum of 5" of travel front and rear is required.
An extra set of organic pads.
Dual ply/ tubeless tyres - the rocks here will tear even the thickest rubber apart. A few inner tubes would be a good idea also but there is a bike shop 2 mins riding distance if you are pressed for weight.
Hydration pack, fullface helmet, minimum knee/ shin armour, sun glasses, gloves, suncream, small first aid kit, pump, multi-tools etc. These you can leave in the shuttle vehicle so no need to ride with them. Each van also has a large tool box and track pump.