Live and Let Live (can we?)

What have 4x4s and motorbikes got to do with mountain biking? Maybe more than you think. I read a tweet on Twitter today, celebrating a ruling by the Peak District National Park to close two well-known trails to motor vehicles – basically 4x4s and trail bikes. I’m guessing most who read this blog will see…

Game Changer

New access legislation could turn Wales into a true mountain bike utopia “We should have open access like they do in Scotland” If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard that. And now, in Wales at least, we have a chance. The Welsh government recently announced a total review of access to the…

The best of both worlds

It’s not the bike or even the terrain that matters, it’s just being there. One of my favourite Tweets/Facebook Posts over the Xmas period was from www.sacredrides.com – a respected Canadian mtb tour operator – entitled ‘10 Reasons Why Mountain Biking is Better than Road Biking.’ The style was funny and pretty tongue in cheek –…

A Call to Action

It’s like a New Year’s Resolution – only different… Pristine ‘natural’ Scottish singletrack on Skye I was going to Blog about New Year’s Resolutions but everybody else does that. And besides, I missed the deadline… So instead I thought I’d just ask a question. An MTB related question of course. So is there anything you’ve…