For most Sheffield MBers, the Peak District’s moorland is sacred ground for the brilliance of the riding but it’s also an internationally important eco-system and the Sheffield Moors Partnership (SMP) has been formed to ensure that it is managed as well as possible. Continue reading
While the debate of where you should be able to ride will continue to rage; there is no escaping the fact that if you want to stay on the right side of the law there are specific rights of way where we can and can’t go.
This isn’t going to be a lecture on where you should be riding, but we have had a request from the Wildlife Trust asking for riders to stay of a particular footpath on Blacka Moor and stick to the bridleways around Wimble Holme Hill Continue reading
Legendary riding spot Bolehills is currently undergoing a period of rejuvenation at the moment with a dedicated crew working hard to restore the BMX track as well as creating an amazing pump track too.
It seems quite apt given what is going on with Stanage Causeway at the moment; but we have been asked to help someone with a bit of research on green lanes. If you have a spare few minutes please fill in the questionnaire. We are hoping to get some useful feedback from the survey too. More information below….. Continue reading
Thanks to ever vigilant Ride Sheffield volunteer Sue Duke, a worrying situation has been brought to our attention on Stanage. Derbyshire County Council (DCC) have begun to resurface the ancient causeway that runs down from Stanage Edge to Dennis Knoll.
These are exciting times to be a mountain biker in Sheffield. We have some of the best natural trails in the country and a buzzing scene too, not that I’m biased or anything. Add to that lovingly hand-crafted trails at Grenoside Woods and Parkwood Springs, a superb new pump-track in Totley, the upcoming Steel City Downhill, venerable venues like Bolehills and Wharncliffe and it’s difficult to come up with another British city that can hold a candle to Sheffield’s all round mountain biking brilliance.
Imagine however, if this was just the beginning. Continue reading
We have had a request for a bit of help from a final year undergraduate currently writing a research project on Blacka Moor. As a lot of you out there will have a good knowledge of Blacka, hopefully your knowledge can be put to good use. More info below….. Continue reading
Things have been a little quiet on the trail repair and construction side of things for a while as conditions have been rather sub optimal for getting the job done! But with weather improving its time to dust the spades and mattocks down and get back out their and get digging! Continue reading
Over-Ride Cycleworks will be making the most of their proximity to Parkwood Springs MTB Trail in a couple of weeks time, by hosting a Lapierre Demo day up on the trail. Even better than that, they will be donating all the money raised to the Lady Cannings fund! More details about the day can be found below Continue reading