Trails for Wales: Three things you can still do

So we’re in the final furlong, the Welsh Government consultation on its proposals to dramatically widen countryside access closes tomorrow (Saturday, 30 September). If you like the idea of riding officially on the majority of Welsh footpaths then there are still things you can do to help make it happen, even if you’ve already responded. … Read more

Trails for Wales: Colin Down (Flattyres-MTB)

If you’ve ever searched online for MTB routes in Wales then you’ll most likely be familiar with Flattyres-MTB, a virtual tresaure trove of route ideas with pictures, turn-by-turn directions and GPX files. The man behind the site is Colin Down from Mold, in the north east corner of Wales – and he’s agreed to answer … Read more

Waymarkers: Ted Liddle of Tyne Valley MTB Cycling Club

Ted Liddle

If you’ve had any involvement in MTB advocacy then you will be interested to read how OpenMTB North East contact Ted Liddle tackles this thorny issue. Ted is the chairman of Tyne Valley Mountain Bike Cycling Club and the driving force behind the Sandstone Way multi-day route. He’s been kind enough to tell us about … Read more

Ride Sheffield and Peak District MTB team up for The Advocacy Files

advocacy files

We all know that the Peak District and the Sheffield area are hotbeds of high-quality MTB advocacy – and part of the reason we know this is that Ride Sheffield and Peak District MTB both do a great job of letting us all know what they get up to. And now the groups have worked … Read more