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Cut Gate – Mend Our Mountains

It’s a dark peak classic route, it could be said that it is a nationally recognised classic route. But as anyone who is a regular rider in the Peak will know, for most of the time it is a bog. It rides really well when it’s baked hard or frozen solid, at other times it’s […]

Advocacy? No way!

Mountain bike legend Hans “No Way” Rey was in town last week, telling tales of his 30 year career to a full house at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton. I’ve always seen Hans Rey as a guy who has (somehow!) made a living out of hopping around the World on a bicycle, but he’s much […]

Rushup Edge – 3 years on

In October 2014 Rushup Edge was closed for insensitive resurfacing and remains closed 3 years later, but there is a small glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. Our very own committee member Chris Maloney (Keeper of the Peak) has had an incredibly positive meeting this week with acting cabinet member at Derbyshire […]

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Unrecorded or Lost Ways Event

As some of you might be aware, 2026 is the deadline for getting historic routes added to the definitive map. The onus is on people to research and claim routes, with the implication being that unclaimed routes may no longer be rights of way. This obviously has a potential impact on mountain bikers who rely […]

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