The Fight for Stanage Causeway goes on….

Stanage Causeway - it doesn't have to be like this!

Stanage Causeway – it doesn’t have to be like this!

A large proportion of Stanage Causeway fell victim to Derbyshire County Council’s over-zealous engineers last year and the inevitable sanitised trail was the result.  Ride Sheffield and its members made their feelings known and DCC were left in little doubt that mountain bikers were not amused.  A year on, and no further work has been done.   Continue reading

A New Start For Stanage?

The packhorse route over Stange

The packhorse route over Stange

Stanage is a special place to a whole host of Sheffield residents.  Climbers, walkers, hang-gliders, horse riders, dog owners and, of course, mountain bikers all love the place.  They love it because it’s a great place to enjoy their particular interest but also because such magnificent landscape is so close to one of Britain’s great cities It’s effectively every Sheffield resident’s back garden and, inevitably, we’re very protective of it. Continue reading

Peak District MTB Rider Survey

IMG_1388As part of our continued efforts to try to persuade Derbyshire County Council that their efforts to maintain their rights of way network is not only detrimental and inappropriate to the landscape in the National Park, as well as something making the rights of way less safe for all. We are also trying to point out that their efforts may well have impacts that they may understand a little better! Continue reading

Curbar/Froggatt Bridleway Nears Completion….

Exif_JPEG_PICTUREAfter a couple of years hard work by the Eastern Moors Partnership (EMP), the plan to create a new bridleway running the full length of Froggatt and Curbar edges is nearing fruition.  All the necessary permissions are in place and it’s hoped that signage and gates can be installed ready for the trail to open in April. Continue reading