Bridleway Trail Maintenance 2021

Peak District MTB returned to digging in 2021, with our trail maintenance work totalling approximately 317 volunteer hours over 7 locations. Many thanks to all the volunteers who gave up their time and helped to maintain the bridleways of the Peak District, not just for fellow mountain bikers, but also to the benefit of horse […]

Huge thanks to Peak District MTB founder member Paul Richardson

You’ve got to have a certain mindset to get involved in mountain bike advocacy work. You might think it’s about diplomacy, tolerance, understanding and patience. But talk to anyone involved for any length of time and they’ll tell you that one thing is required in buckets. Stubbornness. Which is why, when Peak District MTB founding […]

Merry Christmas from Peak District MTB

As 2021 draws to an end we wanted to wish our members and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. As we say goodbye to another challenging year, it’s good to reflect on the positive stuff we’ve been getting up to. As expected Covid has had a real impact on mountain biking […]

What do you think makes a good path?

What makes a good path for mountain biking? What about walking? Running? Horse-riding? Don’t miss this opportunity to share your thoughts on what makes a good path by completing this survey from Natural England. We share the paths with different user groups with different abilities. Defining a “good path” is not easy when considering what different […]

AGM 2021 Report

Returning to the public house, after 2020 online, Peak District MTB’s 2021 Annual General Meeting was a lower key affair than previous years. Yet no less valuable for the open and candid discussions around MTB access and our recent progress. Dan Noble was voted in as Chair for the fourth time, albeit with the hope […]

Planned imminent maintenance works by DCC (Winter 2021/2022)

In October we were invited, as part of the Local Access Forum, to attend a number of site visits by Derbyshire Country Council to hear about the proposed repairs to some trails in the park. Unfortunately, the report from the site visits, detailing the repairs. has only just been released to us and they are […]

Peak District MTB Awards and AGM 2021

It’s our AGM this week, which also means it’s our annual Peak District MTB Awards! Send your best photo or video to info@peakdistrictmtb.org to be in with a chance of winning some prizes. The Awards celebrate the great mountain biking we have in the Peak, and the people who help make it that way. And […]

Peak District MTB nominated for BikeBiz Award

Peak District MTB has been shortlisted for a BikeBiz Award in the Cycle Advocacy category recognising our efforts to improve things for riders across the Peak District and beyond.  For over a decade the BikeBiz Awards, in association with Tannus Tyres, has served as a key event for the recognition of the very best talent […]