I have been working on this project for a little while. Themed around Aaron Gwin’s 2012 World Cup Champion Trek Session 9.9.
My frame was starting to look a little tired and old, but rather than replacing it. Why not respray and build something new, after all the frame is hand made carbon by Trek. To say we are pleased with the results would be an understatement.
Reopen after a winter hibernation, the boys at Bike Tracks have given the trail a revamp.
Designed as a blue grade trail that is fun for all to ride. Pump,Jump or roll the features it is a great trail to improve technique and build confidence. Located on the border between Sheffield and the Peak district. It is ideal to be used as part of a wider peaks/Sheffield loop.
In homage to Park Tools and there feature we are going to bring you a series of short videos. With a number of hopefully helpful pointers. They are not designed to be used as a step by step guide but instead little techniques to help you with general maintenance tasks.
Today Peak District MTB, Keeper of the Peak and Ride Sheffield launched Cut Gate Conversations. To be blunt, I think this is brilliant. Cut gate is the jewel in the Peak District trail offering, we mountain bikers are leading the call for its protection and preservation. Being on the front foot, speaking with other users to see what can be done.
Mountain biking advocacy in the UK has historically been miles behind representation from other trail users, we are after all a very young sport.
Written by people who have seen what was happening and decided to do something about it.
As many of you may know we are active within the Peak District MTB digging team. Organising, taking park in the dig days. Jeff has put together a great summary video of these years work. If you want to get involved get in touch or send us an email to
As some of you may remember I closed the shop in August 2016 for 2 weeks whilst I was away on holiday. I used the time off to tick off something on my to-do list. Visit Canada more specifically Whistler and the world renowned bike park.
Whistler Mountain Bike Park, featuring a selection of trails from our two week trip there this summer Trails include Top of the world, Ride Dont Slide, Original Sin, Freight Train, Duffman and Lower Whilster Downhill.
I will be open until and including Wednesday 22/12/16. Then closed until Tuesday 3/01/17, reopening at 9.30 am.
PDMTB volunteers work to clearing drainage and improving the bridleway trail Gores near Ladybower and Derwent in the Peak District. And even get in a bit of riding on it too
We’ve spent years descending the Hope Cross bridleway (aka The Beast) in the Peak District. Now we try climbing it on electric mountain bikes
Today’s bike adventure fueled by the excellent @cafe_adventure_hope. We pitted @trekbikes against @haibike_official up and down Hope Cross aka “The Beast”. These bikes are a serious bits of kit. Climbing the trail, something I would have not considered possible before.