Rossendale Pennine Adventure Opens for Business

Published on: Oct 04 2011 by Jon Swift

RPARossendale has another mountain biking business opening it's doors this weekend. Offering bike hire, trail guiding/training, accommodation, food and drink, they are based from Ye Olde Boot and Shoe in Waterfoot. This Sunday sees a Grand opening and inaugural ride out from the pub leaving at 11:00am, all welcome. Ideally placed (in a pub obviously) for all the trails in the area, with the Mary Towneley loop passing their front door and Lee & Cragg Quarries little more than a mile away.

Rossendale Pennine Adventure will be providing ensuite accommodation on site as well as all the hospitality and sustenance people have come top expect for Ye Olde Boot and Shoe. They will also be hiring out bikes and have recently taken delivery of a brand new fleet of Trek 4300 in sizes from 13 to 21 inches. Along with the bike they'll be providing a selection of must have trail accessories including a helmet and basic repair tools including a pump and tools. Bikes are available for hire by the half or full day, through out the week.

Mark Stapleton, RPAs General Manager, is trained to Cytech Level 2 in bike maintenance and as well as keep


ing the fleet on and off the road offers a workshop service repairing and servicing customers bikes. If you need work doing drop him an email (07715366196).

From April 2012 they are planning to offer the full mountain biking experience combining the bike hire and accommodation with guided riding on the abundant natural trails, Lee & Cragg Quarries and the Mary Towneley Loop.

Rossendale Pennine Adventure are now also corporate members of PMBA and Mark has become a regular at our monthly meetings. If you want to know more about RPA Ltd, fancy joining them on their opening ride on Sunday or just want to know where they are have at look at theirwebsite.

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