Cut Gate – You’ve Done It!

YOU’VE DONE IT! CUT GATE FUNDED After nearly two years of appeal the £74,000 total for Cut Gate has been reached – heralding huge success for mountain bike advocacy and cross-group collaboration. Two years ago, mountain bike advocacy groups Peak District MTB, Ride Sheffield and Keeper of the Peak began a conversation about Cut Gate, […]

Derbyshire County Council response to Rushup wash-out

Last week we reported on the poor state of the recent Rushup repairs following the end of April rain. What we predicted would happen happened, as you can see in the photos here. Derbyshire County Council (DCC) have since been in touch wishing to respond to our article. In summary they claim that the repairs […]

Lyme’s Cycle Access Update

Our friends over at Lyme have been busy building the new trails and it’s all going really well. Graham Clark from the National Trust says: “…a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who has come along to one of the ‘dig days’. The trail is looking really good, and the next couple of dig days will move […]

Advocacy in Action

What is mountain bike advocacy? “Advocacy. Bloody boring. But when it comes good, it’s the best thing in the world.” Keeper of the Peak, August 2018 For us lot involved in mountain bike advocacy, there is a lot of dull stuff we need to do: spending time in meetings, talking on the phone, emails bouncing […]

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