City: Helmond Length of route: The route is 9.5 kilometers long. Nature of the route: It is a technical route with many short climes. Marking: The route is marked with wooden posts with blue blue international MTB sign (triangle with 2 rounds). Environment: The route is located in the Bakelse forest near Helmond. The Bakelse Forest is a 115 hectare coniferous area. It is a former municipal settlement, but is now owned by Brabant Water. Due to its location, the area is very suitable as a green lung for the city. The oldest forests date from 1915.