About Ian Warby
Ian Warby has been involved in Mountain Biking for 26 years, His passion for cycling stated when he was 5 years old, but it was in the late 90’s that he’s developed a chance opportunity to share his passion for Mountain Biking. Working in partnership with the Forestry Commission he pioneered built Mountain Bike Centre by creating Aston Hill Mountain Bike Area in Buckinghamshire.
Ian left Aston Hill to join the National Cyclist Organisation - CTC in 2007. He took the lead on Mountain Bike Development working on a Range of Mountain Bike Projects across the UK.
Redundancy from CTC in 2014 led to Ian starting the specialist Mountain Bike Consultancy, B1KE LTD, with his business partner Richard Kelly. B1KE works across a range of Trail Building, Skills Training and Events across the UK. Ian left B1KE LTD in the summer of 2016, ‘re-booting’ his own business Firecrest Mountain Biking continuing to provide Skills Training and Mountain Bike Consultancy.
Introducing the opportunities to diversify and develop Mountain Biking within the mix of activities offered. Providing a practical insight into the range of facility options and what can be built for Mountain Bikes in any space from the size of a Tennis Court through to large Forests. Covering the complete Range of Trail options from the Modular Timber Track, Shoretrax, to Constructed Mountain Bike Trails, including Pumptracks and Graded Trail Networks.