Winds Of Change – Rebuilding the Damaged Trails of the UK

Manon Carpenter takes another deep dive into the relationship between climate change and trail management in this Winds of Change Video. From November 2021 to February 2022, a series of...

National Trails Are Not Just For Walkers: Cycling UK’s Latest Campaign

Update 22 November 2022: Defra and Natural England are to reconsult on plans for the new National Trail, the Coast to Coast Wainwright trail, which could make it accessible for...


Golfie Trails Given Official-ish Status Under New Agreement

Three trails in Caberston Forest – known to many of us as ‘The Golfie’ – are to be adopted by the Tweed Valley Trails Association (TVTA). For one year, on...

2018 Scottish Mountain Biking Conference points the way towards sustainable radness

The fourth Scottish Mountain Biking Conference brought together representatives of government, major stakeholders, mountain bike advocates, industry reps and academics for three days of presentations, films, workshops and rides, all...

Sign This Petition To Save Wharncliffe Trails

The unofficial trails around Wharncliffe have come under threat recently as the Forestry Commission considers the destruction of the locally made features. Wharncliffe Woods has become a popular spot for...

Will There Be Open Access For Wales? ‘No’ seems to be the official answer…

The Welsh Government asked for our opinions about a ‘Scottish style’ open access for the Welsh countryside. We responded in our thousands, overwhelmingly in the positive. They listened. And then...

Rushup needs you!Less than 20 days left to save a classic Peak District descent

Peak District mountain bikers are preparing themselves for the next stage in a long-running battle with Derbyshire County Council over the maintenance of Rushup Edge, formally known as Chapel-en-le-Frith Byway...

National Park’s Warning Over Snowdon Access Agreement

Snowdon is one of Wales’s must-do mountains for walkers and mountain bikers alike. It’s legally accessible by bikes, with three bridleways leading to the summit, but it also receives a...

Macclesfield Forest Trails Could Be Closed For Good If You Ignore This!

Forest trails have been shut after serious storm damage, with repair work currently underway.

Linville Gorge

War In Washington: US Mountain Bike Groups In Bitter Feud Over Wilderness Access

There\'s a bill in the US Senate aimed at opening up wilderness access to mountain bikers, but the International Mountain Bike Association and the Sustainable Trails Coalition are in disagreement

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Scottish Landowners Organisation Speaks Out Against Unsanctioned Trails

Landowners strike back at illegal trailbuilding - but who\'s liable for what?

Tom Fenton - Parkwood Springs

Ride Sheffield To Get Royalties From MTB Guidebook Sales

This volunteer trail group are trying out a novel funding model

National Cycling Bodies Support Increased Access In Wales

Have you got behind the Trails For Wales campaign yet? Do it now!

Trails For Wales – Submit Your Consultation Response

You don\'t have to live in Wales to help support the campaign for improved access for cycling

Gang Hut

Is This The Cheekiest Trail Ever Found?

They didn\'t just build trails without the landowners permission but also a basket ball hoop and gun range.

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BikePark Wales Increase Prices for EBikes

Outrage erupts over new pricing for ebikes at Bike Park Wales

Alpinestars MTB Trail Attack In Hamsterley Forest

The Alpinestars MTB Trail Attack is a brand new event for 2017, with a new race format that sounds like an absolute hoot! Details within

Positive News On Improved Access In Wales

The Welsh Government signals its intention to change access rights in Wales

Results In On Biggest Ever UK MTB Survey

Report on survey shows us who is riding, where, and why

UK’s biggest ever mountain biking survey – the results

11,000 of you responded. The results are surprising in their universal thought that the current system isn\'t good enough


Updated! Trail Sabotage Or Attempted Murder?

Probably the most extreme sabotage we\'ve seen

Cycling UK and OpenMTB launch biggest ever UK MTB survey

Your chance to tell the world (well, Cycling UK at least) about where and how you ride bikes and where all that campaigning effort needs to be put

British Cycling Gets Behind Open Access Campaign

Pressure mounts in the campaign to improve access rights in the countryside

Strava data used to ban riders from US City Park

Strava\'s information-sharing attributes used to strengthen proscriptive argument

Welsh Consultation Shows Demand For Wider Access

The votes are back (and shows that you should never fill in template responses) and it seems that cyclists have been very vocal about Welsh access

Scottish ‘Take Care of Your Trails Weekend’ launches

Late April is going to be the time to lend a hand in Scottish trail projects everywhere

Lee Quarry Big Day Out

Community-led maintenance team rallies for Lee Quarry

VIDEO: Beer, Beef, Barrows and Trail Karma

It\'s amazing how much trail fixing you can do with some effort - and a barbecue - as shown by this vid from Ground Effect

John Bliss - STC

USA: John Bliss joins STC Board, Attacks IMBA

Former chair pens scathing attack on IMBA

CC Photo: Colin Smith

UPDATE: US Military Confiscate Forty-Five Bikes

San Diego riders stung by Marines.