Off-Road Riding Around Portugal

by Tonu Kallast
Off-Road Riding Around Portugal
It's no wonder that Portugal produces so many great riders. Portugal has a mediterranean climate, meaning warm winters and hot summers and more time to spend out on the trails. Experienced riders certainly won't lack any challenges with all of the varied terrain this country has to offer: from river crossings to dried up river beds, not to mention the hill climbs! Check out our guide below about what you need to know about off-road riding in Portugal. If you've been riding in Portugal and have tips to share, comment below and we'll add your recommendations to this post!   PORTUGAL: QUICK FACTS Population: 10,586,532 Capital: Lisbon / Lisboa Currency: Euro   DID YOU KNOW? AJP Motorcycles have been designed and manufactured in Portugal for the last 28 years. AJP was founded in 1987 in Penafiel by 7x Portuguese National Enduro Champion Antonio Pinto and his brother Jorge Pinto. They started as a motorcycle repair and modification shop, but soon began making their own bikes.   WHERE TO RIDE Check out these detailed lists of trails in Portugal, including information about level of difficulty and rider comments. Enduro Trails: http://pt.wikiloc.com/trilhas/enduro/portugal/lisboa Motocross in Portugal: http://www.guiamx.org/ Trails in Portugal: http://pt.wikiloc.com/trilhas/moto­trail/portugal   DIRT BIKE HOLIDAYS Dirtbike Portugal Trustforth Motorcycle Holidays Algarve Offroad   WHERE TO SHOP Online and In­-Store BOX46 Rua Paulo VI N91 Vale Sepal Leiria Rua Vitor Hugo No2 A Areeiro ­ Lisboa Rua Paulo VI N91 Vale Sepal 2410­147 Leiria Motosixdays Rua Vasco da Gama No 987 Baguim do Monte ­ Gondomar Moto Ponto Rua da Junqueira 1 RC E Loja A/B Lisboa Av. Dom Vasco da Gama No 39 ­ A Lisboa Online Dealers in Portugal Shot Race Gear Parts Europe Online Shopping FC Moto Enduro Portugal Shop Hot­MX.com 24 MX AGV MX Power   RIDERS FROM PORTUGAL Rui Gonçalves Hugo BasaĂşla Sandro Peixe Miguel Gaboleiro Hugo Santos   EVENTS Portugal Motorcycling Federation (FMP) Calendar of Events MX National Championship 2015 Enduro National Championship 2015 Moto Rallies and Tourism Touristic Moto Rallies   USEFUL LINKS Portugal Motorcycling Federation (FMP) - Local events, news, and tourism for everything to do with motosports in Portugal. Includes a monthly newsletter. (Site in Portuguese.) Enduro Portugal - One-stop-shop for all things enduro in Portugal. The sites includes a forum, news, upcoming events, links to videos, and a quarterly newsletter. (Site in Portuguese.) Motociclismo - A monthly magazine about motosports in Portugal. Website includes links to articles, interviews, and bike reviews. (Site in Portuguese.) KTM Club Portugal - A local forum with events, classifieds, and everything in between. (Site in Portuguese.)
by Tonu Kallast
Liquid error: Could not find asset snippets/bold-currency-converter.liquid