Danbury Mountain Biking
Riding In DanburyDanbury is a real gem of a place with a small freeride area and expanses of woods for XC. The freeride area is maintained by locals it has lots of little tight flowy downhill runs interspersed with some one off features. A hip, river gaps, kickers etc. There are always lots of Essex Herts MTB rides at Danbury. The local scene is great!
There is a fine balance to be maintained at Danbury with the local residents, National Trust and other users of the land. Please be polite and respectful to walkers, pick up litter and keep away from the garden which looks out over the top of the runs. Please park here Bicknacre Rd car park or here Mayes Lane Car Park.
The Danbury area also has loads of woods, loosely joined together, which can make for a great day of trail riding. A pumptrack has also been developed at Baddow Hall Park. See below for directions.
Danbury Woods Videos and Pics
2013 June - VideoAfternoon spent up danbury common on 3rd of june, was pretty cool. Some videos from the day, mixture of runs in there.
2013 April - VideoWe sessioned the ski jump/volcano for ages and ran the gulley a couple Of times.
2013 February - VideoSessioning some classic and some new lines at Danbury on a cold February day.
Dec / Jan Danbury Videos
2013 January - nwmlargeVideo - TrannysVideoBomb-holes and drops at the always fun Danbury
Danbury Bowl + Mayhem
2012 September - The bowlVideo - MayhemVideoA couple of cut and shut vid of antics over Danbury common.
2012 September - Videobigbrad mountain biking at Danbury and sessioning the hip
2012 August - Videojaydeebe got bored of the standard lines so tried to mix it up with an alternative route. It didnt work out too well
2012 February - VideoMatt, Ben and James check out the new pump track over at Great Baddow
2011 March - VideoMountain biking in Danbury with Brad doing some nice sloooo mo on one of the kickers at the start of the runs.
2010 November - VideoA Sunday session over at Danbury in November
2010 November - VideoNight Time Air Time - Riding Danbury at night
2009 January - VideoRiding sweet mountain bike trails in Essex and Surrey
Danbury Location & Links
How to get there by train from London
- The nearest station is Chelmsford (4 miles)(Liverpool Street)
- You can see a bike friendy route from the station to the trails here. The GPX file is here
- Park at Bicknacre Rd car park or Mayes Lane Car Park
- Danbury is 60 mins drive from the Dartford bridge and 30 mins from South Mimm's.
- Also check out the Baddow Hall Park Pump Track
- Best postcode is Baddow Hall Infant school - CM2 7QZ - the pump track is 50 years before this on your left.
- Further info here http://www.chelmsford.gov.uk/baddow-hall-park
How to get there by car
Baddow Hall Park Pump Track
Courtesy of www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk
Danbury Trail Conditions
March 9, 2014, 3:17 pm
"[quote="Madasnibbor":3hgsm7pt]Danbury Xc is running really well a few sloppy bits. [/quote:3hgsm7pt] [img:3hgsm7pt]https://db.tt/nlvgQXbs[/img:3hgsm7pt] Danbury Danbury Danbury"
March 9, 2014, 2:06 pm
"Danbury Xc is running really well a few sloppy bits. Main road down to lingwood wet before second bridge Lingwood bone dry Common by the stream rideable ish carpark down all good Blake's wet as ever but rideable Holy read ? Bone dry Heather hills to pheasant house link wet in the usual spots Heather hills all good field climb I rideable sections Cut back so I did not see pheasant house but main bridleway dry More dry than wet so taking the mud tyre off and putting my conti diesel back on"
March 8, 2014, 4:58 pm
"Gutted the weekend i wanted to go Danbury and I'm stuck sick in bed!!"
March 8, 2014, 2:44 pm
"Danbury jumps,perfect.......no mud,no slop......enjoy..swinley tomorrow Shelfside"
March 2, 2014, 11:12 am
"Danbury jumps a bit muddy in places but surprisingly very good for the recent weather We've had & again surprisingly busy... Get out & the most of it.......it won't last..... Cheers Shelfside......."
February 24, 2014, 4:58 pm
"I need to get back to danbury ahh"
February 24, 2014, 11:01 am
"Danbury was running real good on Saturday, man it was good to get back over there, and runs have been manicured too but there needs to be a bigger berm where the trails (two drops and the two berms) merge by that small tree as we were carrying a lot of speed through there making the tree a bit more of a threat than it ever used to be !!"
February 20, 2014, 7:33 pm
"Anyone know how danbury common running ????"
Info taken from the trail conditions thread on the forum.
Latest Danbury Forum Topics
By: unityjon | February 13, 2014, 8:20 am | In: XC
By: nwmlarge | February 11, 2014, 1:10 pm | In: DH & FR
By: tugger | February 8, 2014, 2:52 pm | In: Chat
By: Whytey | January 19, 2014, 9:25 pm | In: XC
By: Jutman | January 18, 2014, 8:30 pm | In: Intro's
By: unityjon | January 17, 2014, 7:46 pm | In: DH & FR
By: Shelfside | January 7, 2014, 10:10 am | In: XC
By: Madasnibbor | January 6, 2014, 10:48 pm | In: Intro's
By: Madasnibbor | January 6, 2014, 10:44 pm | In: XC
By: stevemac9871 | December 30, 2013, 10:16 am | In: XC
By: Mattvanders | December 18, 2013, 5:21 pm | In: XC
By: Madasnibbor | December 16, 2013, 11:44 pm | In: XC
By: xjr400 | November 19, 2013, 11:04 pm | In: DH & FR
By: Madasnibbor | November 4, 2013, 10:45 pm | In: XC
By: chatman | October 30, 2013, 3:22 pm | In: XC
By: nutsy | October 25, 2013, 9:40 pm | In: XC
By: Whytey | October 20, 2013, 11:14 pm | In: XC
By: Laser | October 7, 2013, 10:51 am | In: XC
By: Madasnibbor | September 15, 2013, 6:54 am | In: XC
By: Jakeday97 | September 3, 2013, 11:20 pm | In: Intro's
By: Trevtrails | August 25, 2013, 4:35 pm | In: XC
By: Madasnibbor | August 18, 2013, 7:43 pm | In: XC
By: Mattvanders | August 13, 2013, 8:37 am | In: XC
By: kev | August 9, 2013, 8:11 pm | In: DH & FR
By: decoxx | August 5, 2013, 9:24 pm | In: DH & FR
By: nwmlarge | August 4, 2013, 11:59 am | In: DH & FR
By: Madasnibbor | August 3, 2013, 5:51 pm | In: XC Away
By: unityjon | July 29, 2013, 11:00 am | In: DH & FR
By: chris84 | July 25, 2013, 10:44 am | In: DH & FR
By: bugeye | July 13, 2013, 4:20 pm | In: XC
By: nwmlarge | July 7, 2013, 10:16 am | In: DH & FR
By: Madasnibbor | June 9, 2013, 7:01 pm | In: DH & FR
By: chris84 | May 19, 2013, 8:31 am | In: DH & FR
By: unityjon | May 13, 2013, 12:14 pm | In: DH & FR
By: nwmlarge | May 9, 2013, 12:14 pm | In: Intro's
By: Webby | May 5, 2013, 8:35 pm | In: DH & FR
By: kev | April 29, 2013, 8:50 pm | In: DH & FR