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We’ve ranked our rides according to the International Mountain Bicycling Assocation’s trail ranking guidelines, which is adapted from the International Trail Marking System used at ski areas worldwide.

More precious than gold
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Distance: 50km/31 mi.

Elevation gain: 1,188m/3,898 ft

Ride time: 3.5 hours

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The Trails of the Alhambra
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Distance: 30km/18.6 mi.

Elevation gain: 786m/2,759 ft.

Ride time: 2.5 hours

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A Mountain Bike Ride for Climbers
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Distance: 30km/19 mi.

Elevation Gain: 811m/2,660 ft

Ride time: 2.5 hours

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Postcard from Granada
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Distance: 26.6km./16.5 mi.

Elevation gain: 918m/3,012 ft.

Ride time: 2.5 hours

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Bike up Europe's Highest Climb
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Distance: 76km/47 mi.

Elevation gain: 2,678m/8,786 ft.

Ride time: 7 hours

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Rent a mountain bike

We work with Bicicletas la Estación, located at Calle Molinos, #20, in Granada’s city center. In addition to their broad range of rental bikes, the shop’s convenient location gives you easy access to many mountain biking options. Another reason to rent a bike from Bicicletas la Estación is that English is spoken there. The buttons below link to their website where you can find detailed information about their rental bikes.

Each rental includes helmet and repair kit. Additional items available for rent include GPS units, panniers, handlebar mount for smartphones, and child seats. To request a rental bike, you can fill out the form below and your request will be emailed directly to Bicicletas la Estación.

— Trails of the Alhambra

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Recent Blog Posts

How and when to ride your bicycle in the dark

How and when to ride your bicycle in the dark

Why are you still in the dark about night riding when you could break away from the masses, escape monotony, or gain an extra riding season? Riding a bike “after hours” livens up your routine ride when you can’t see much of what’s in front of you – in fact that kind of unpredictability also doubles as a narrative for life…embrace it.

Guest post: Bike injury recovery tips

Guest post: Bike injury recovery tips

If you’re like either of us, then forced time off the bike as a result of injury curbs your freedom and can actually succeed in making you feel worse…if you let it. Instead you can choose to use your time off-the-bike wisely and occupy yourself with some of these strategies in this guest blog post republished courtesy of Ritchey.