Advocacy in Action

What is mountain bike advocacy? “Advocacy. Bloody boring. But when it comes good, it’s the best thing in the world.” Keeper of the Peak, August 2018 For us lot involved in mountain bike advocacy, there is a lot of dull stuff we need to do: spending time in meetings, talking on the phone, emails bouncing […]

A Great Weekend for Mountain Bike Advocacy

This weekend was a belter for spreading the positive word about mountain biking advocacy. A lot of hard work goes in to driving some of our projects forward, but weekends like the one we’ve just had make it all worthwhile. BMC Mend Our Mountains First up Chris and Dan hit the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival […]

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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