Keeper of the Peak nominated for another award

Keeper of the Peak is a big voice in Peak District mountain bike advocacy. What started as a throwaway comment on an mountain bike forum has become a hugely valuable service for mountain bikers riding in the Peak District, nominated once more for ‘Best Online Service’ in the Singletrack Reader Awards. A long time ago […]

MTB advocacy and the government’s new agriculture bill

On Wednesday 12th September the government announced their new agriculture bill. What does this mean for mountain biking? “…the (new) Agriculture Bill could spell out good news for off-road cycling. It places financial support for improved countryside access front and centre of its proposals.” Source: Cycling UK Cycling UK launched their “Get On My Land” […]

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Time to Step Up a Gear on Cut Gate

The Cut Gate campaign [read more here] is going great guns. Since it kicked off down in London back in November, the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal has reached over £200,000. That is a massive achievement for the campaign overall – thank you, thank you thank you to everyone who has put money […]

The Domino Effect

The best way to persuade someone that you can do something is simply prove to them that you have done it before. There’s no real argument against solid, recorded evidence. And there’s no reason why that principle shouldn’t apply in mountain biking here in the Peak District. The trouble is, while we might have one […]

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