MTB Trends and the Challenges for MTB Advocacy

In part 2 of the recent interview,  Dr Tom Campbell Chats with Jim Cherrington from Peak District MTB about the most important riding trends in mountain biking Dr Tom Campbell BSc (Hons), PhD, FHEA, is a lecturer in sport and exercise science and academic at the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland. His applied work centres […]

What We Should be Doing Isn’t Necessarily What We Do

Tom Campbell chats with Jim from Peak District MTB about the importance of understanding how to build a sustainable trail Dr Tom Campbell BSc (Hons), PhD, FHEA, is a lecturer in sport and exercise science and academic at the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland. His applied work centres around innovation and enterprise across the mountain […]

CONNECTED; DISCONNECTED

Does Mobile Technology Turn all Mountain Bikers into ‘Tourists’? A Conversation Between Two of Our Members. Recently, an article from a map-making company was shared on our Facebook page that got everybody talking. In this article, it was which suggested that whilst we are hard-wired to use spatial information and find our way around, the […]

The Pink Dashed Line

Never mind suspension, or disc brakes, or soft-compound tiles. One of the biggest contributors to British mountain biking is a bunch of lines on a piece of paper. But what glorious lines they are. “I am told there are people who do not care for maps, and I find it hard to believe” – Robert Louis […]