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About us

WildBike was founded in 2011 and was born from a long term passion for riding mountain bikes in wild places.

The owners of WildBike have ridden every inch of the trails ridden on our holidays. We are focused on the quality of trails, guiding, accommodation and food. Our ethos reflects this. We will stay small, add a few more quality destinations each year and keep the personal touch.

Rob Clay


Owner, Director, route-planner, guide, cook, pot washer…

MTB Experience: Exploring UK trails since ’88 on rigid bike with rim brakes, dabbling in XC racing and now a bit of Enduro. Ridden extensively in Europe, U.S., Australia and New Zealand. Professional guiding since 2011. MIAS, BC guide qualified and Mountain First Aid.

Based in: Devon

Other strings: Handy with a bat and ball, professional barbecuer!

Likes: Fish, maps, music

Cathryn Clay


Head Organizer, accountant, secretary, home-made cake production…

MTB Experience: A few laps round the garden! And the rest, modesty prevails.

Based in: Devon

Other strings: Chocolate and ginger flapjack, a big day job, supermum!!!

Likes:  Chanel, cheddar, beachcombing

Ewen Turner


Guide and route-planner

MTB Experience: Trials and BMX in the 90s to vastly experienced man of the mountains, MTB skills coach and international Enduro rider today. MBLA and level 3 BC guide and mountain first aid.

Based in: The Lake District

Other strings: Mountaineering instructor, learning and development coach, journalist

Likes: Coffee first, then…..

Fin Clay

WildBike jnr, guide and route planner

MTB Experience: From South West youth xc champion and national champs competitor to Enduro podium climber today. Master of the Lake District and 3 years UK-wide guiding experience. MIAS and BC qualified guide. Mountain first aider.

Based in:  The Lake District and Devon

Other strings:  Outdoor leadership graduate, handy footballer, bike mechanic.

Likes:  Cake, jumping in/off/over things

Charlie Burrow


MTB Experience: Level 3 British Cycling MTB guide and our resident man in Scotland. Highly qualified freelance outdoor instructor.

Based in: Gairloch

Other strings: A mean camp cook, sea kayaker and skier

Likes: Snow, rocks, Cuillin

Silas Clay



MTB Experience: Been out in the hills on a bike since the age of 12, a few podium finishes under his belt too. Our Peak District Trail expert.

Based in:  Bristol

Other strings: The ideal pub quiz team mate. And ask Silas about his latest musical discoveries.

Likes: Books, bands and a beer.

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