Lady Cannings – Opens Tuesday!

RideSheffieldHeaderLadyCanningsThe wait is finally over! Our crowd funded trail – the first ever
funded this way – is built and nearly ready for riding. A HUGE
thankyou to all of you who dug deep and handed over some cash for the
trail. The crowd funding element raised OVER FIFTEEN THOUSAND POUNDS
which is a huge achievement. Continue reading

Ride Sheffield Winter Social – Update

Ride-Sheffield-SocialTime is rolling itself round to the end of another year, which can only mean that we are approaching this years Ride Sheffield Winter Social. So on Monday the 24th of November we will be taking to our usual venue of the Lescar on Sharrowvale Road, to chat about what we have been up to over the past year; but more importantly for you to tell us what you would like us to be focusing on next year. Also once the formal bit is out of the way it will be time for the quiz and raffle/auction too Continue reading

AGM: Update

CIMG5249While we have always had a big meeting in the run up to Christmas, that serves as a bit of a social and quiz; as well as us letting you know what has been going on and giving you a chance to chat to people from the SCC ROW team, Eastern Moors, Wildlife Trust etc. We have also held an AGM for the past two years ever since we became a constitutionalised organisation. While this has always been a more low key event, we thought that as there is a lot more going on with Ride Sheffield we would do a little more this year. Continue reading

Peak District Cycle Summit

A new cycling dawn for the Peak District?

A new cycling dawn for the Peak District?

If evidence was required that the Peak District National Park Authority is taking cycling seriously it arrived in the form of the first ever Peak Park Cycling Summit held recently at Thornbridge Outdoors in Great Longstone.  Ride Sheffield should again take pride in the fact that we were invited to the meeting and, on a number of occasions, asked by fellow cyclists and organisations how we’d managed to get such a vibrant and effective group established so quickly to which the obvious reply was, well that’s Sheffield mountain bikers for you! Continue reading

Blackamoor Reserve Advisory Group Meeting

No, trust me, it’s much more interesting than it sounds…..

Blackamoor is arguably home to some of the best MBing in the Peak and Ride Sheffield was well represented at the latest Reserve Advisory Group meeting with Si from, Henry and me in attendance.  These meetings are an opportunity for site managers Sheffield Wildlife Trust to both take soundings from those who visit and to inform them of what is coming up.  Continue reading

Ride Sheffield Social is well, sociable!

Henry Norman grabs a great prize!

Ride Sheffield’s second open meeting was once again standing room only as the local mountain bike community turned out in force.  The Lescar public house is rapidly turning into one of the local scene’s spiritual homes and the big turnout was rewarded by appearances from a number of people whose decisions affect our riding on a daily basis. Continue reading