There are always a number of ideas and projects on the go at Ride Sheffield, big and small, long term and short term, but one that has been slowly building over the past eighteen months has been RADtax. This is an idea that is crucial to the long term prospects of successful, sustainable (and growing) mountain biking in Sheffield.
While other ideas may be a bit more exciting or glamorous or have the outcome of a new trail, for example, this has the potential to make a very big positive impact on the riding in the area. However, it is still currently a work in progress and to make sure that it is done in a way that benefits local riders and means that more people want to be part of it, we want your thoughts and feedback on it. Continue reading
Next Tuesday 19th of November we will be taking up our usual position in the back room of the Lescar from 7.00pm onwards for our winter social. Its going to include the usual stuff such as the bike jumble and the quiz, but we are going to have a bit of a different take on the AGM style bit of the meeting. Continue reading
Steve Peat joined around 100 Sheffield riders last night to discuss the latest developments to trails in and around the city.
The meeting, hosted by Ride Sheffield, gave the local riding community an update on developments including news of various new XC loops, pump tracks and trails access, but perhaps more excitingly; a lift assisted downhill run based at the city’s ski slope.
“This kind of thing is massive for Sheffield,” said former World Champion Peat. “I’ve been riding for a long time in Sheffield in the Peak and up in Wharncliffe and Greno woods, but things have never been this tightly organised, Continue reading
It’s that time of year again where we like to get everyone together and let them know what we have been up to since the last social and tell you what is going on with Mountain Biking in Sheffield and what is going to be planned for the coming year. It is also a good chance to let us know what you would like us to be doing too. Continue reading