In 2018 there are a myriad of events in the Peak District and the surrounding area to suit all kinds of riding styles and skill levels. Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:
British Heart Foundation Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge
Sat 17 March 2018
Two routes 37k or 69k.
Dark & White Mountain Bike Events
Various dates and locations
Mountain bike orienteering events around the Peak District.
Evans Cycles Ride It Peak District Off-Road
Sat 18 August 2018
Two routes starting at New Mills.
The long route includes Lantern Pike, Jacob’s Ladder and Roych Clough.
Hope Valley Mountain Bike Challenge
Hope Valley College, Hope, Derbyshire.
Open5 Adventure Race – Peaks
11th Feb 2018
Memorial Hall, Edale, Hope Valley.
Peak District Pioneer Adventure Cross
Sunday 20 May 2018
Bakewell Showground, Bakewell, Derbyshire.
Two rides (Massif 72 miles and Mini Massif 47 miles), exploring the bridleways and cycle trails of the White Peak.
Pedal in the Peaks
Sunday 20 May 2018
Carsington Water, Derbyshire
A charity bike ride starting and finishing at Carsington Reservoir. The 35 mile route joins the Tissington Trail at Ashbourne Tunnel and then follows the High Peak Trail from Parsley Hay to Middleton Top.
Scott MTB Marathon Series
1-2 September 2018
Mountain biking endurance weekend.
Routes for all abilities with options from 25-70km.
Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF)
9-11 March 2018
Showroom Cinema and other locations in Sheffield.
An annual adventure film festival including mountain biking.
Velotastic Hardcore 100
Sunday 8 April 2018
Holmesfield Village Hall, Derbyshire.
An unsupported, unmarshalled ride on the quiet roads, byways and bridleways of the Peak District.
We can help with your mountain biking event!
If you are organising a mountain biking event in or around the Peak District, we would love to help!
Please get in touch with Peak District MTB for local advice and promotional assistance. Email us here.