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Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Festival 2023

Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Festival 2023

Kinnitty Mountain Biking trailsSlieve Bloom Inclined to Bike it Logo

The first Slieve Bloom Mountain Biking festival will take place on Friday 30th of April and finish on  Sunday April 30th 2023. This exciting event kicks off with a “Fun Enduro” and Family Trail Challenge on Friday evening  followed by the “Coillte Biking Blitz” competition on  Saturday and Sunday.

The spectacular Slieve Bloom Mountain Biking Trails in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands span County Offaly/Laois border with over 100k of riding on fast and flowing single tracks

As well as the biking action, the Slieve Bloom Mountain bike festival will feature the “Big Bike Movie Night” on Friday night and Live Music on Saturday Night.


Programme of Events

Friday 28th April

Kinnitty Mountain Bike trail head Co Offaly

  • Family Trail Quest 4-8pm
  • XC Fun Enduro 5-8pm
  • Big Movie Night Giltraps Pub 8.30pm

Saturday 29th April

Baunreagh Mountain Bike Trail Head Co Laois

  • Coillte Biking Blitz 9am 4pm
  • Children’s Event 10am
  • Senior races 12.30pm
  • evening entertainment Music Slieve bloom Bar Kinnitty.

Sunday  30th April

Kinnitty Mountain Bike Trail Head Co Offaly

  • Coillte Bikinng Blitz Day 2 9am-4pm
  • Children’s Events 10am
  • Balance Bike Trach Open from 10am
  • Senior races 12.30pm

Awards presentation 4.00pm

Accommodation near Slieve Bloom Mountain Biking Festival

Ardmore Country House is a biker friendly Bed and Breakfast. It is located in the village of Kinnitty at the Kinnitty trailhead for the Slieve bloom Mountain Biking trails and is close to pubs and cafe. There is lock up facilities and bike wash available for guests use as well as adequate off street parking. Check availability here