Trailriders Bike Rental/Shop is based at the trailhead of the 92km Ballyhoura Bike Trails in Ardpatrick, Co. Limerick, and Co. Cork. Established in 2007, our core business is bike rental and we offer a professional and friendly service.
Chris O'Callaghan and Liam Sheehy run Trailriders in Ballyhoura Forest. Both, Chris & Liam, are very keen mountain bikers with a lot of experience biking throughout Europe.
Based in Kilfinane village Co.Limerick (off main street towards church car park.) Bike guiding is provided for those who fancy an introduction to the area and who are caught for time, or who want maximum from the trails and beyond. Bike training is available and this will consist of the necessary skills required to safely use a mountain bike, ideal for the road cyclist who wants the transition to rough terrain.
Guiding is provided in all areas of mountaineering, with years of experience in outdoor education. Persons doing the guiding have minimum of 4 years experience travelling the Ballyhoura mountain range by mountain bike and know plenty of short cuts/variations. Prices depend on group size and time. A factor to consider also is capability of the group and needs.
The European Championships were held at the trail centre in 2014. New loops were built last year with longer distances and skills loops near the trailhead close to the car park .
Fully insured and using top of the range Mountain and Road bikes including Cube & Nukeproof.
Our aim is to ensure that every customer enjoys the mountain bike experience at Ballyhoura and will return! We are happy to advise our customers of the best route and trails to meet their individual needs.