22% campaign Peak District MTB

Peak District MTB launches 22% campaign

Peak District based mountain bike advocacy group, Peak District MTB, has launched its 22% campaign aimed at creating parity in the percentage of rideable rights of way in the national park with that of the rest of the UK. Currently the national percentage of rights of way that are bridleways is around 22% (Cycling UK […]

What do we do on trail maintenance days?

Trail maintenance. Dig days. Shovel-wielding. Often called different things, our volunteers are working hard across the Peak District to make sure the trails you ride are kept in good condition. Why? The rights of way network we ride doesn’t maintain itself. Drains get blocked, rarely-used trails get overgrown, popular trails get worn out. If no […]

Paddock Farm access issues near the Roaches

The permissive bridleway past Paddock Farm near the Roaches had its permissive status removed earlier this year. Please help us maintain positive relationships with landowners in the area by not using this section. Paddock Farm is on the west of the Roaches Estate near Danebridge. The footpath past Paddock Farm connects Swythamley with the Roaches […]

Cut Gate site visit Sept 2019

Cut Gate – all looking good for October

The repairs to the Cut Gate path, for which the mountain bike community drove huge fund-raising efforts, are scheduled to start at the end of October and the plans are reassuring. Cut Gate is a classic Peak District trail that has suffered over the years due to the passage of many feet, wheels and hooves. […]

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