Inuits have 50 words for snow…

Here in the Peak District I think we could probably come up with hundreds for rain. That’s just one of the thoughts I had when I was riding up Mickleden Edge towards Cut Gate on the brilliant Steel Valley Ride last Saturday. You know that rain that comes in in sheets? That rain that looks […]

Proposed Bridleway upgrade near Taddington

“Derbyshire County Council (DCC) are planning to upgrade to Bridleway from Public Footpaths and amend the Definitive Map in the Parish of Taddington a number of footpaths between the A6 and Priestcliffe. For those who know the Footpaths in that area, this relates to Footpaths 4 (part), 5 (part), 54 (part) and 55; if confirmed […]

An audience of millions…

It’s been an interesting week in the world of mountain bike advocacy. The topic of trail sabotage and “booby traps” has been all over the local and national media (Bimbler’s Unite). It’s been in the Times, reported on Sky and BBC news, and even on Jeremy Vine’s Radio 2 show with 7 million listeners!  So, […]

Cut Gate – You’ve Done It!

YOU’VE DONE IT! CUT GATE FUNDED After nearly two years of appeal the £74,000 total for Cut Gate has been reached – heralding huge success for mountain bike advocacy and cross-group collaboration. Two years ago, mountain bike advocacy groups Peak District MTB, Ride Sheffield and Keeper of the Peak began a conversation about Cut Gate, […]

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