Monsal Trail Ride with Experience Community

On Sunday 21st November, some of Peak District MTB enjoyed a ride and gave a helping hand to members of Experience Community. They brought a fleet of hand bikes for us to try out on the Monsal trail and tunnels. As always, it’s helpful for them to have some mountain bikers on hand to help […]

Rushup Edge 2016 Consultation – Our response to Derbyshire County Council

UPDATED 27th November We’ve added some additional detail to our official response to Peter White at Derbyshire County Council and have updated the article below accordingly. Most members of Peak District MTB – and even casual observers – will be well aware of the ongoing situation on Rushup Edge (officially referred to as Chapel-en-le-frith BOAT […]

Happy 2nd Birthday Rushup Edge Debacle

October 23rd marks the 2nd anniversary of the day we received a tip-off through Keeper of the Peak that Derbyshire County Council were commencing maintenance work on the Rushup Edge byway (aka Chapelgate). Our very own chairman rode up to have a look and it was obvious that the intended maintenance was controversial and that […]

Is there enough detail on the new Rushup Edge consultation?

A couple of weeks ago we reported on some potentially positive news regarding Rushup Edge. We’ve studied the documents and listened to member’s concerns and advice (many thanks for those who commented) and felt we needed more information about the plans. We’ve written to DCC to clarify: 1. The cost and budget for maintenance (we […]

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