CONNECTED; DISCONNECTED

Does Mobile Technology Turn all Mountain Bikers into ‘Tourists’? A Conversation Between Two of Our Members. Recently, an article from a map-making company was shared on our Facebook page that got everybody talking. In this article, it was which suggested that whilst we are hard-wired to use spatial information and find our way around, the […]

Sheffield Lakeland Heritage Rides Routes

The Sheffield Lakeland area in the northern part of the Peak District is rich in heritage including ancient packhorse routes and the origins of the industry in Sheffield. A group of volunteers comprised of horse riders, walkers and mountain bikers have created a number of ‘Heritage Ride’ routes that explore the rich heritage and beauty […]

Any given Saturday

Look at any of your social media on a Saturday evening and you’ll no doubt see pics and vids of your mates’ rides, jumps and crashes, or for those who haven’t been out, pictures of a bike in a frame being fettled ready for Sunday, a bottle of beer artfully positioned on the wall behind […]

The Pink Dashed Line

Never mind suspension, or disc brakes, or soft-compound tiles. One of the biggest contributors to British mountain biking is a bunch of lines on a piece of paper. But what glorious lines they are. “I am told there are people who do not care for maps, and I find it hard to believe” – Robert Louis […]