Peak District mountain bike advocacy

Advocacy and Responsible Riding

Sometimes it seems to be an impossible balancing act, championing the rights of mountain bikers and pushing for increased responsibility versus the push back from other interested parties when they challenge us for being irresponsible mountain bikers who tear up the landscape. Whatever we say, as an advocacy group, we will irritate someone, whether that […]

Lyme Mountain Biking consultation – follow up

Earlier this week we reported on the public consultation on mountain biking at the Lyme estate in Cheshire (read it here). National Trust Outdoor Activities Development Office Graham Clark has pulled together some more info following the consultation. Read Graham’s notes from the meeting here. If you want to keep up to date on this […]

Advocacy in action – Mountain Biking at Lyme

Advocacy comes in all shapes and forms. The Mountain Bike ‘Advocacy Files’ show some great examples of initiatives undertaken by Peak District MTB, Ride Sheffield and Keeper of the Peak, but we shouldn’t forget the great work kick-started by others across the Peak District. And so it was that Peak District MTB attended a consultation […]

Close pass initiative south yourkshire, peak district cycling

Call for South Yorkshire to adopt ‘close pass’ initiative

Organisations representing thousands of people who cycle call for South Yorkshire Police to adopt a ‘close pass’ initiative. First introduced by West Midlands Police in September 2016 similar initiatives have now been rolled out by many police forces across the country and only last week West Yorkshire Police became the latest to do so. The […]

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