Freerider is a new bike shop conveniently located near to Vake park in Tbilisi on I.Mosashvili N12. From this park there is really easy access to all the trails around the Turtle lake and beyond.
We went off to Svaneti on a bike tour. Our new friend Vako driving in his suped up Delica 4x4 van and his bike trailer arrived we loaded up the bikes and drove over to the Hotel. On the way, I enjoyed sitting high up in this crazy vehicle with the tyres making a noise like the Batmobile.
If Georgia makes visions of dark, dangerous and murky places… in some obscure part of Eurasia – then you need to update your assumptions.
Because Georgia is an absolute stunner of a place, and one that people are rapidly starting to wake up to. So if you’re looking for a destination that’ll have your friends eyeing up your photo-stream in envy, this is the place.
And for good measure, here are 5 reasons why:
1. The amazing mountains
Rati Japaridze’s background is in environmental policy andmanagement in Georgia. He recently left his position as the Chairman of the Agency of Protected Areas where he was responsible for the organization in Tbilisi and around the country.
Tbilisi is a great city for mountain biking. It is full of: mountain ranges, climbs and great trails perfect for riding. Tbilisi offers a challenge for any biker and local riders are discovering new trails and challenges all the time.