The town of Georgioupoli on the northwest shore provides access to Cretes wildest and powerful range, the White Mountains. The most popular area for riding is the Omalos high plateau.
Another option is to start from the Askifou plateau and cross the Sfakia. The route then passes Asigonia and down to Argiroupolis. While in the area, try the mountain bike ride up the northern flank of the Lefka Ori and on up into the Volika Mountain Range.
Overall, White Mountains is the 1st most popular mountain bike trail of all 12 mountain biking rides in Greece.