The Peak District is a stunning place, with some outstanding geology (like the rock face at Stanage Edge) and beautiful reservoirs such as Ladybower, Derwent and Langsett.
There is masses of riding in the Peak District itself, but there are also some brilliant trails around the city crafted by Ride Sheffield and Bike Track at Grenoside, Parkwood Springs and the latest, Lady Cannings.
We took a trip up there and had a look at a few of those in episode 5 of SMTBE TV Continue reading Places to Ride: Sheffield and the Peak District
We went to Tidworth the other weekend with Team Mitchell Cycles to get shown around and practice a bit for the Root1 race that’s coming at the end of April.
It’s about excellent bike park and although it’s downhill runs, they are nicely progressive, starting small and going right up to ludicrous! Good training facilities too – a skills and jumps area and progressive drops section as well.
So check it out – there’s a special guest too 😀
For the second episode of SMTBE 2, we visited Swinley Forest near Bracknell. Continue reading SMTBE TV Episode 2 – Swinley Forest
We did a article on the Forest of Dean last year and why it’s such a great place to ride, but there’s nothing like showing you. Continue reading SMTBE TV Episode 1 – FoD