Peak District MTB Awards and AGM 2022 – enter now

Get your best photo, best video and best event nominations in! It’s our AGM on November 30th, which means it’s time once more for our annual Peak District MTB Awards. Please send your best photo or video and nominations for best event to info@peakdistrictmtb.org to be in with a chance of winning some prizes. We […]

UPDATE: Path closures at Ladybower

Severn Trent Water have provided an update to us on the path closures at Ladybower that we reported on in September. A spokesman said: “Timber has been felled to the right of the track with the left-hand side currently being removed as per the statutory plant notice we have received “All tracks are still closed […]

Meet the Team – Graham Clark

WHY DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH PEAK DISTRICT MTB? I responded to a query about potential for riding at the Roaches as I had been involved in some work with the Park Rangers over a decade ago, and (over a pint) that was where I met Dan… and since then I have spoken at the […]

MTB Trends and the Challenges for MTB Advocacy

In part 2 of the recent interview,  Dr Tom Campbell Chats with Jim Cherrington from Peak District MTB about the most important riding trends in mountain biking Dr Tom Campbell BSc (Hons), PhD, FHEA, is a lecturer in sport and exercise science and academic at the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland. His applied work centres […]

What We Should be Doing Isn’t Necessarily What We Do

Tom Campbell chats with Jim from Peak District MTB about the importance of understanding how to build a sustainable trail Dr Tom Campbell BSc (Hons), PhD, FHEA, is a lecturer in sport and exercise science and academic at the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland. His applied work centres around innovation and enterprise across the mountain […]

Chris Maloney wins Volunteer of the Year 2022

Keeper of the Peak and Peak District MTB committee member Chris Maloney has won the coveted Volunteer of the Year at the 2022 Park Protector awards, organised by the Campaign for National Parks. The awards recognise and reward the efforts that go into protecting and improving National Parks in England and Wales. This is a big […]

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 […]