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 […]

Can Mountain Biking Save the World?

Peak District MTB committee member Jim Cherrington, a lecturer and researcher at Sheffield Hallam Uni, ponders the interplay between the natural world and mountain biking… It may sound a little far-fetched, but bear with me on this one. Over the last few years, I have spent a lot of time speaking with trail builders, mountain […]