It’s always a mistake to assume that raising money for a project is the difficult bit and that everything thereafter should be a breeze. We reached our target for RADmires some time ago thanks to the generosity of Ride Sheffield supporters and local businesses and yet the diggers and whacker plates still lie idle. Continue reading
What would it take to stop you riding a trail? Given the addictive nature of mountain biking, just how big a red flag would have to be waved to stop you heading out? And who would have to be waving it? Continue reading
Once upon a time, deep in the forest, there lived a wicked bog monster. Hiding amongst the foul-smelling gloop of the Devil’s Elbow swamp, the Blackamonster would lure unsuspecting bikers into his realm and trip them up with cunningly concealed roots and rocks. Sometimes, he’d swallow bikes whole and let out an enormous belch, especially if they were made of carbon or had 29″ wheels. Continue reading
“Ride Sheffield? Is that who built the trail in Lady Canning’s?”
Well, that’s one way of putting it…. Continue reading
One of the most popular trails in the area needs our help. Over the years Ride Sheffield has done a lot of work on Devil’s Elbow and it’s paid off. Continue reading
I can’t believe it! Seven Winter Socials? Have we really been going that long?
Once again Ride Sheffield was lucky enough to have a crowd of enthusiastic mountain bikers turn out to hear the latest news, drink fine Sheffield beers, grab some great raffle prizes and prove that they’re sad bike nerds in the quiz.
As usual, we were fortunate enough to have a lot of our greatest supporters in the room including John Dallow from SCC, Danny Udall from the Eastern Moors Partnership, Roy Mosley from Sheffield Wildlife Trust and Mike Sanderson from GoOutdoors. Without these guys, the Sheffield mountain biking community wouldn’t have made the enormous progress it has over the last seven years. Continue reading
It’s been an amazing couple of years for Ride Sheffield, busy and yet incredibly satisfying. Continue reading
Make sure you’ve got plenty of midge-repellent they said. Don’t worry, I said, I’ll be covered from head to foot, barely an inch of skin showing. Show’s how much I know. Continue reading
This article explains why it’s often essential to call Mountain Rescue if a casualty needs to be recovered from a remote area…. Continue reading