Hollinsclough trail closures extended until at least 2021

The Emergency Temporary Traffic Management Order (TTRO) on Hollinsclough rakes has been extended for another 18 months to September 2021. This means the rocky and technical Swan Rake and Limer Rake are still officially closed. The original closure notice expired on September 2nd 2018 and was extended until March 2020. It has since been extended further […]

Goyt Valley User Survey

Please help us learn more about mountain biking and other activities in the Goyt Valley by completing and sharing our survey. This will help us better understand opportunities for improving mountain bike access in the area and volunteer trail maintenance. Take the survey here Where is the Goyt Valley and is it any good for mountain […]

e-bike Study – can you help?

Can you help with some e-bike research? Jim Cherrington, a researcher from Sheffield Hallam University, is looking to recruit participants for a study which examines people’s experience with e-mountain bikes, and the social, cultural, and political implications of this emerging technology. Throughout the study he will also be addressing wider environmental issues and concerns, as […]

Mountain Bike Code of Conduct Survey

National MTB advocacy body OpenMTB  have produced a survey to review existing Codes of Conduct and agree what a modern version might look like for mountain bikers/off-road cyclists. Please spare a few minutes to take the survey. The results of this survey will help define what an up-to-date code of conduct for off-road cycling could […]