The Larsmo XCO track is used for mountain bike races, primarily in the XC category. A relatively new addition to the family of tracks in the region, construction began in 2016. The track is rated as intermediate but on every difficult part of the track there is always an easier option to choose, if you feel like the challenge is proving to be too much. The track is located in the center of Larsmo, near other areas designed for sports activities. The track is open for everyone if there is no competitions that day. During previous years, one day of competitions has been held in the beginning of July, which means the track is usually open for the public most of the time.
Usage is free of charge.
The Larsmo XCO track may not be a particulary long track, with a total length of 4 kilometers, but a few laps might just be enough to get you warmed up for more challenges.
Safety informationBe careful when meeting other people on the track. Give room to people who want to go faster.
Tips and hints
Ride the track once – record your time then compete against yourself the next time.
To compete against the best check out trailforks - https://www.trailforks.com/route/larsmo-xco-course/ and try to beat the record time.
When traveling from central Larsmo
The destination is located almost in the absolute center of Larsmo (Holm). Head north on route 749 for 800 meters, then turn left to Larsmo Idrottspark (Larsmo Sportsfield).
Link to route on Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/9NttaFxHM4M92TjVA
When traveling from central Jakobstad / Pietarsaari:
- Follow Alholmsvägen / Alholmintie until you see the sign for Kokkola / Karleby and Luoto / Larsmo
- Turn right (following the signs), and continue along this road (road number 7494) until you reach a crossroads, and follow the sign toward Kokkola / Karleby and Larsmo / Luoto, by turning left
- Continue along this road, number 749, for 5.3 km when you should reach a pretty noticable parking place on your right
Link to route on Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/QRYciUXTTE7zLzuy5
ParkingParking can be found in the immediate vicinity, and is free of charge.
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentMountain bike, helmet and water.