Steel Valley Ride raising money for Cut Gate

We’re delighted to announce that 20% of the entry fees from July’s Steel Valley ride will be going towards the Cut Gate Mend our Mountains project. The Steel Valley Project are a countryside management charity who started the popular Steel Valley Ride in 2016. This year’s 31 miler will be a superb contributor to the […]

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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 […]

Aston Bridleway Maintenance March 2018

 The Peak District MTB Dig Team kicked off the first engagement of the season at Aston, in the Hope Valley, on a dry Thursday in March. We’d last done bridleway maintenance here in late 2016, reinstating a french drain near the bottom. After some brews at Cafe Adventure in Hope and the handing over […]

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 […]