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Cut Gate – Mend Our Mountains

It’s a dark peak classic route, it could be said that it is a nationally recognised classic route. But as anyone who is a regular rider in the Peak will know, for most of the time it is a bog. It rides really well when it’s baked hard or frozen solid, at other times it’s […]

Rushup Edge – 3 years on

In October 2014 Rushup Edge was closed for insensitive resurfacing and remains closed 3 years later, but there is a small glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. Our very own committee member Chris Maloney (Keeper of the Peak) has had an incredibly positive meeting this week with acting cabinet member at Derbyshire […]

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“Mountain Bike Initiatives” Peak District Local Access Forum Meeting

Yesterday Peak District MTB and Ride Sheffield were at the Peak District National Park Authority’s Local Access Forum to talk about the intriguingly titled ‘mountain bike initiatives’. We were originally going to talk about our Cut Gate thing, but you don’t look a gift horse in the mouth and the opportunity to share what we’re […]

Cut Gate Path: Collaboration, Consideration, Conservation, Action?

Back in November we told you about the conversations Peak District MTB are having about Cut Gate alongside Ride Sheffield. Well things have moved on a bit and now, with the backing of the Peak District National Park Authority, Sheffield City Council, The Outdoor City and the support of Keeper of the Peak as well […]

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