Hope Valley Mountain Bike Challenge

The annual Hope Valley Mountain Bike Challenge was run on Saturday 24th September 2016. This year the participants could choose from 2 tough off-road routes of either 14 or 28 miles around the beautiful Hope Valley and beyond. The event was aimed at experienced mountain bikers, with the technical routes taking in some of the […]

The South Peak Loop is it any good?

If your only impression of mountain biking in the Peak District is of bleak moorlands, gritstone outcrops and technical, rocky riding, this new circular loop could be quite an eye-opener for you. Taking in beautiful dales, deciduous woodland and lush open countryside, the South Peak loop is a great multi-day trip or a tough one […]

South Peak Loop Official Opening

Peak District horse-riding advocacy group Peak Horsepower are officially launching their new South Peak Loop on April 14th at Hulme End in Staffordshire. The 70-mile waymarked route, taking in some beautiful White Peak scenery, complements Peak Horsepower’s Kinder Loop in the northern Peak District and is, of course, open to cyclists too. For those mountain bikers who served […]

BHF Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge will now no longer go over Cut Gate after the team behind the route agreed to use Peak District MTB’s suggested alternative. The hard option had originally looped out over Cut Gate from Slippery Stones to Langsett and back and was going to be held […]

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