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Mountain biking offroad not only challenges us physically and mentally, but it also allows us to see a side of Taiwan that often can't be seen from the roads. Taiwan holds much beauty that isn't necessarily apparent at first glance.

The Backyard - Mucha, Taipei The Backyard
Straight up. Straight down. Lush. Humid. Secluded. Secret. Monkeys. Sketchy. Slippery. Bamboo. Backyard. (Taipei City)
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Peitou Hills

Beitou Hills
A compact, action packed riding area in northern Taipei. (Taipei City)
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Peitou Speed Trap Beitou Speed Trap
Sooner or later, the Speed Trap will kick your ass. Probably sooner. (Taipei City)
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ChungHua Taiwan Downhill Course - Madness in the Mountains

ChungHua Downhill Course
A DH course with plentiful and severe drops, tight turns and very little padding. FFTA advises riders to proceed with extreme caution. (ChungHua County)
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Gas Plant

Gas Plant
Short, but packed with Taipei's most technical climbs and descents. (Taipei City)
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La-La Shan Experience

La La Shan Experiment
Hidden in the hills of Northern Taiwan this beautiful trail delivers 18km of unrelenting, sometimes punishing singletrack through pristine forest. (Taipei County)
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Maokong

Maokong
Varied trail that runs from Mucha to Hsintien on and off the road. (Taipei City)
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Neng-Gao West Line Trail - Reeducation Through Hard Labour

Neng-Gao West Line
LONG steady climb up. Turn around and bomb down absolutely perfect single track. (Central Taiwan)
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Seven Color Lake Seven Color Lake
Riding high at nearly 3000m, the beautiful Seven Color Lake (Chi Chai Lake) is one of the big highlights of the ride. (Central Taiwan)
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Ski Lift

Ski Lift
Lengthy downhill trail in Neihu, near Yangmingshan National Park. (Taipei City)
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Stone Deer Trail

Stone Deer Trail
Hot springs, local aboriginals, 40 km of singletrack, mist covered mountains, bamboo grooves, and a super sketchy suspension bridge. (Hsinchu County)
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Wulai #2

Wulai #2
100% hilled out-and-back trail near Wulai
(Taipei County)
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The FFTA realises that there is a lot of excellent riding in Taiwan that doesn't really qualify as a trail. Whether traversing a spectacular mountain range on the road or merely playing on our bikes in a fun area, our quest for adventure continues.

Da Keng Dirt Park Da Keng Dirt Park
Table-top jumps surrounded by a bermed race circuit and other FR/XC trails.
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East Coast Trippin' - Taiwan's East Coast

East Coast Trippin'
Take a ride down Taiwan's magical east coast with FFTA guys Geoff and Patrick.
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Kenting - Southern Taiwan

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot in Kenting
When you're not baking in the sun, there are a wealth of trails and rides to be discovered in the South of Taiwan.
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Paling - North Cross-Island Highway

Paling (Li Dong Shan)
This off-the-beaten-path ride is set in the beautiful mountains near the North Cross-Island Highway.
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South Cross-Island Highway

South Cross-Island Highway
A short story about a long solo ride on this winding road through the quiet mountains of Southern Taiwan.
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Taichung Playground - Central Taiwan

Taichung Playground
A small, but fun riding area near Taichung in Central Taiwan.
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Team Tai-Rooga - Central Cross-Island Highway

Team Tai-Rooga (Taroko)
The Central Cross-Island Highway is a narrow winding highway cut into a steep, beautiful mountainous area. More than 80 km of nearly continuous downhill is possible.
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