The Countryside Code – 2021 Update & Mountain Biking

The revised Countryside Code [ Summary / Full ] has landed with great fanfare this month, and it’s been interesting to see the varied responses to the updated guidance on how we should all behave when enjoying the great outdoors. All in all, it’s a good step forward for the mountain biking community, with our […]

Riding during Coronavirus lockdown 2021

Another national lockdown has brought in new laws and new guidance that affect mountain biking in the Peak District. Peak District MTB recommend staying local and reducing risk of accident. Exercise is hugely important for physical and mental health. The latest Government guidance states exercise: “…should be limited to once per day, and you should […]

Kinder tresspass

The Spirit of the Kinder Trespass

We get into a few debates about access here at Peak District MTB. Unsurprising bearing in mind our main aim is to hugely increase the number of places you can legally ride your bike here in the national park. Anyway, when we’re talking access – inevitably online, inevitably late at night, sometimes with a glass […]