…and so to happier news. Not every meeting we attend leaves us in a deep depression and joining the Pennine Mountain Bike Association (PMBA) for their annual barbecue at Gisburn left us fired up and ready for action even though the midges who also attended enjoyed themselves too! Continue reading
Ride Sheffield’s relationship with Derbyshire County Council (DCC) has been somewhat fractious over the years. In an effort to create a more cooperative atmosphere, we recently met with Allison Thomas, Assistant Director for Planning and Environment and Richard Bonner, Assistant Head of Countryside Service. The primary reason for the meeting was to impress on DCC that while we reserve the right to criticise them for some of the less sympathetic work they’ve carried out on Peak District bridleways, we’re also keen to offer alternative solutions and forge a working relationship. Continue reading
This Sunday sees the return of the excellent Nutcracker MTB XC race. After the success of last year they were keen to make the most of the awesome Parkwood circuit with a few interesting surprises added in and all topped off with the excellent steel city atmosphere and enthusiasm
If you are keen to race, all the details can be found here
If you can’t race and are still keen to be involved they are looking for marshalls to help on the day. For more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If not come along and enjoy the racing, lots of good and easily accessible spectator spots, a few trade stands and easy parking too.
See you there