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 […]

Accidents will happen?

The latest Government Coronavirus guidance still means no big group rides, stay home as much as possible, and follow social distancing guidelines. For us cyclists the main change is that you can choose to “…exercise outdoors as often as you wish.” We know you are itching to get out on your bike, especially following this […]

An audience of millions…

It’s been an interesting week in the world of mountain bike advocacy. The topic of trail sabotage and “booby traps” has been all over the local and national media (Bimbler’s Unite). It’s been in the Times, reported on Sky and BBC news, and even on Jeremy Vine’s Radio 2 show with 7 million listeners!  So, […]

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 […]