Not Far From Home – Basque Country: Friday Expedition

Iago Garay has ridden his bike all over the world in some of the most exotic mountain bike destinations, but in his new series Not Far From Home he’s exploring some of the amazing riding a little closer to home. In the second episode he heads to the north of Spain to ride some of the best Basque Country mountain biking and BMX. He’s joined by pro BMXer Sergio Layos and Igor Eskudero from Basque MTB.

From Iago:
“We go North!
 
Two months of lockdown gave us plenty of time to plan for our next adventure. We were eager to jump on our bikes again and ride some trails, and if there is a place that has plenty of trails to ride is the Basque Country!
 
We got in touch with the guys at Basque MTB and asked them if they would be able to give us a small tour. Luckily for us, the Corona Virus had cleared their schedules, so the first week travel was allowed between provinces in Spain we loaded the vans and headed their way!
 
Basque MTB has to be one of the first MTB-Enduro guiding companies ever created in Spain and you can tell they have a lot of experience organizing awesome trips!
 
Doug and Igor welcomed us into their backyard with open arms and we had an awesome time riding a great mix of trails around Hondarribia, right on the border with France.
 
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Film and edit: Nacho Trueba @nacho_trueba
Photography: Kike Abelleira @kikeabelleira
Riders: iago Garay, Sergio Layos, Igor Eskudero
Production: iago Garay @iagogaray
Locations: Hondarribia, Irún, Lezo, Oiartzun, Zarautz (Basque Country) and Bera (Navarra)
Logo Design: Victor Brousseaud
Song: Chicago – 25 or 6 to 4″
 
 
 
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