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CHOOSE YOUR RIDE

Following routes are ridden and proved. However, if you lack time or stamina or wish to ride further just ask and we'll tailor a bespoke ride to meet your needs. All rides include an Open UP Classic bike, energy bars, drinks, pedals, and a helmet if needed.

 

TRAIL 2000

Trail 2000 is a 110-km-long hiking trail, which starts from Helsinki, and goes through the National Park. The route will cover tons of fun gravel roads in beautiful and peaceful nature.  We will mostly ride on a smooth gravel surface still, there will be more technical sections at times and plenty of short steep hills. The route covers nearly 1800 meters of elevation. Previous cycling experience and good stamina are required to fully enjoy this ride. Lunch included. Duration 8-10 hours. Available for 1-3 persons 

GO WEST

This 120 km ride features easy paced 25 km warm up on gravel along the beautiful coastline of western Helsinki. Once we leave the urban area we can pick up the pace. The middle part of the ride offers pastoral scenery and winding roads with little traffic. We'll return to the city either on gravel or tarmac according to your preference. Bike and lunch included.
Duration 6-8 hours. Available for 1-3 persons

https://www.hepo.fi/retket-ja-lenkit/kuntolenkit/

EAST SIDE

This one is for the road enthusiasts. The 70 km ride begins with an easy ride through the city. The core of the ride is 50 km loop around Sipoonkorpi national park. Roller coaster-like roads offer plenty of physical and technical challenges. We can easily add gravel sections to your East Side ride upon request. Metro connection can be used to skip city ride in case of limited time. Bike included.
Duration 4-5 hours. Available for 1-3 persons

road cycling in helsinki

BEST OF CENTRAL PARK

Short of time or just no legs for a longer ride? Let's cruise through the best spots of Central Park. This ride proves that in Helsinki great gravel adventures are just stone's throw away from the city center. We can stay on gravel throughout the ride or choose tarmac. Distance 60 kilometers.

Duration 3-4 hours. Available for 1-3 persons.

BESPOKE

Special needs or a not-so-obvious schedule? Do not hesitate to reach out and request a custom ride. We can accommodate small groups and add features to make your ride a memorable experience.
 

In Helsinki in December and the weather is perfect? Just drop us a line and we'll get going. There is never a bad day for riding. Here for the weekend? We can recommend our local cyclocross events (August-January). Or maybe just a three-hour training session between your flights?

Ask and it shall be booked for you!
 

BIKE RENTAL

Riding solo is a beautiful thing and we are happy to rent you an Open U.P. Classic for the perfect multi-surface experience. You can choose to use either Mavic Ksyrium Pro 700c or Mavic Crossmax Elite 27,5" wheelset, both come tubeless. We use Sram Force CX1 groupset and Enve/Zipp finishing kit. Shimano mtb and road pedals are available on request. Spare tube and repair kit are included. We are supported by Sweet Protection. Let us know if you need a helmet or other equipment and we'll provide. Polar V650 cycling computer with latest Strava update also available.

 

OPEN U.P. CLASSIC IN SIZE M

Sizing 170-180cm
1 day on request
2 days 140€
3 days or more 60€/day

OPEN U.P. CLASSIC IN SIZE L

Sizing 180-190cm
1 day on request
2 days 140€
3 days or more 60€/day

OPEN U.P. CLASSIC IN SIZE XL

Sizing 190-200cm
1 day on request
2 days 140€
3 days or more 60€/day

ORBEA GAIN DI31 19 XS & S
E-GRAVEL

Sizing XS <165cm - S 165-175cm

1 day 85€

2 days 150€

3 days or more 60€/day