Madrid City – Casa de Campo – Cercedilla – Cotos

This post isn’t a real description of a trail rather than a story about two guys riding in the city of Madrid, the nearby outdoor area Casa de Campo and the mountains of Madrid “Sierra de Madrid” (about 1h car ride, 1h20min by train from the capital). Unfortunately Madrid isn’t really a bike city, but […]

This post isn’t a real description of a trail rather than a story about two guys riding in the city of Madrid, the nearby outdoor area Casa de Campo and the mountains of Madrid “Sierra de Madrid” (about 1h car ride, 1h20min by train from the capital).

Unfortunately Madrid isn’t really a bike city, but you can still go for it doing some sightseeing by bike and, it’s been two times now that bike-loving friends came over and were amazed by Casa de Campo’s variety of trails, so you should definitely come over and ride with us.

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In Cercedilla we rode the famous “Camino Schmid” (Schmid walk), which is a trail a certain Mr. Schmid found (not the shop, but the shop’s name refers to this person). It’s a pretty frequented trail by hikers on the weekend, so, please, respect them!

C-9 train from Cercedilla to Puerto Navacerrada

C-9 train from Cercedilla to Puerto Navacerrada

C-9 train from Cercedilla to Puerto Navacerrada

C-9 train from Cercedilla to Puerto Navacerrada

Downhill ride - Beware of the granite rocks!

Downhill ride - Beware of the granite rocks!

mysingletrail: panoramic view of the Sierra de Madrid

Panoramic view of the Sierra de Madrid

mysingletrail: transfer shuttle by Mr. Schmid

Transfer shuttle by Mr. Schmid

mysingletrail: still unexplainable why the tire exploded that way

Still unexplainable why the tire exploded that way..

mysingletrail: always take some Duct tape with you

Always take some Duct tape with you.

mysingletrail: extra tube, ok, extra tire... maybe

Extra tube, ok, extra tire... maybe

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