Trail builders wanted for research project

Do you build mountain bike trails? Will you help mountain bike advocacy by taking part in research regarding the motivations and experiences of MTB trail builders? Jim Cherrington – researcher and lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University – is recruiting participants to take part in a study around the experiences and motivations of people who build […]

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Recording lost rights of way – Project 2026

Background The clock is ticking; from the 1st January 2018 there is just eight years to record lost rights of way. In 2000, the Countryside and Rights of Way Act was introduced, Section 53 of the Act provided for a “cut off date” of 1st January 2026. After this date many historic routes (pre 1949) […]

Whinstone Lee Tor

We’ve been approached by the land manager of the Moscar Estate that owns the land around Whinstone Lee Tor. They are concerned about mountain bikers riding directly south from Whinstone Lee Tor towards Ladybower. Bikers call this route Les Arcs / Mono / Alpine / Telegraph. We do know that many riders aren’t aware of […]

Digley reservoir resurfacing

You may not realise but the Peak District doesn’t end at Langsett or the Woodhead pass, it extends north into the beautiful rolling hills around Holmfirth. Whilst the area is perhaps more famous amongst roadies because of the Holme Moss climb (a mini-Alpe-d’Huez with flatcaps and whippets) it has some cracking routes, like this one […]

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