It has been reported on this thread on the Singletrackworld forum that someone has been sabotaging the bridleways around “The Beast” off Hope Cross.
We’re chasing for further details, but the post mentions
– small walls
– logs and branches
in the path of the bridleway. Continue reading
The Force Is Strong With This One
Everyone’s favourite little big race is back and better than ever. Returning for a third year, Steve Peat and friends bring you the next instalment in Peaty’s Steel City Mini Downhill Continue reading
More and more mountain bikers are taking to the road at the moment, either for a change from the current swampy trails or because of inspiration from Brad or even because it just seems less taboo these days to be seen on skinny tyres. So if you fancy taking part in a locally organised event for a local charity then the Peak Punisher looks like a great event. More event from the organisers….. Continue reading
I’d been planning to pen a few words about the dangers of the worldwide web but, wouldn’t you know it, fate has stepped in to make it a necessity. I recently posted a whimsical little piece on Ride Sheffield which gently poked fun at some of our hard-pressed public servants yet carried what I thought was a serious message. My mistake was to forget that something written in the comfort of your own home with a cup of tea at your elbow looks different through the weird filter of the internet. I was soon receiving emails from seriously unamused officialdom who had simply been doing their best in difficult circumstances.
In yet another thing Ride Sheffield have been involved in, Cy from Cotic Bikes led a project in which Cotic and Big Stone put up half the money to refurbish the derelict BMX track at Totley Hall Park into a pump track. Ride Sheffield were involved as we had to bid for grant funding from some local City trusts in order to raise 25% of the budget when the Council could only supply 25% themselves. Continue reading
The Rights of Way Team have been doing a bit of work up on Houndkirk and Jumbles Road over the past week or so, but before you panic, this is all very simple repair work, rather than full on resurfacing, with the main aim being to keep the standing water off the Byways. Here is the word direct from them… Continue reading