The Pier to Pier Way is a new 13-mile cycle route linking Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon.
Plans to connect mountain bike trails through woodland areas into a single network have been backed by the Manx government.
Some trail news and updates from 2023; with new tracks and even some new venues...
Southampton City Council has awarded itself planning permission to enhance almost every part of the 150-acre complex, which was built before the Second World War. In June the authority said the scheme would go ahead if flood and drainage mitigation measures could be agreed with the Environment Agency. According to the council's website, the application has now been approved - subject to conditions.
The new mountain biking trails are now fully open - Summer 2023
Sadly the decision was recently made to cancel this years event, largely due to spiralling costs...
A new Bike Park is planned for the midlands, near Grantham, in the Vale of Belvoir.
Sustrans are working in partnership with Bosch to place e-bike charging stations along some National Cycle Network routes.
So sad to see this brilliant cycle friendly cafe closing with no plans to open elsewhere in the immediate future
We've added more cycle friendly accommodation, points of interest and luggage transfer service.
A revised version of the (272 km/169 mile) North Downs Way Riders Route has just been released by Kent County Council
A planning application has been submitted for an 86km circular leisure route around the Peak District.
We're pleased to announce that the work has been completed and the park is ready for winter riding - whatever the weather.
Find some bargain bike bits here, and check back as we'll keep updating the list as we discover more...
The excellent Craft Brews brewery and taproom/cafe which is found on the popular King Alfred's Way cycle route, has received notification of the termination of their lease, effective 16th November 2022, by the Countryside Regeneration Trust, a charity, who were gifted Pierrepont Farm in 2006, where the brewery is located.
Sadly, the Revolution bike park is closing at the end of 2022!
Follow in the chariot tracks of the trailblazing warrior queen Boudicca on this 228-mile (364km) bikepacking trail around Norfolk.
NEW waymarked trails offering: 10 km (family) Faerie Loop, 20km (intermediate) Aqueduct Loop and 30km (advanced) Lomond View.
After our first fun ride out in July 2021, from the excellent West Berkshire Brewery we are excited to be back in 2022.
After the popularity of the resources map we created for the King Alfred's Way cycle route, we've started work on some others including the new Cantii Way...
Join a supported ride along this hugely popular epic route
London to Brighton off-road bike ride at Night bike ride 25th June - just a few places remaining and entries closing soon!
This newly created walking, mountain-biking and horse-riding trail takes advantage mostly of quiet lanes and public bridleways will eventually link the Granite Way with the Ruby Way.
Current developments at Dalby Forest include a new 500 metre section of the Red route
In case you somehow missed the news, Cycling UK has released its 5th long distance cycle route, which our very own Max Darkins of Rough Ride Guide, wrote the guidebook for.
Perry's Trail is a new off-road trail for intermediate riders and will be used as the backbone of the course that will host the mountain bike competition at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games this summer.
On 18th-19th June, at the Birmingham NEC, get free tickets (normally £10)
Updated information on our routes, be it recommended accommodation, cafes, trail conditions, etc...
A 145-mile (234km) tour of Kent starting in the village of Wye, near Ashford.
We have a webpage dedicated to listing a whole host of brilliant off-road cycling events around the UK, but appreciate you may want to travel this year too, now we can, so here are a few overseas events that may tickle your fancy...
After a long two-year process and several delays due to the pandemic, the recommendations for how to proceed with access reform in Wales have finally been published. The results are disappointing, but there's still more to do.
A small area of woodland, leased by the club to provide a range of jumps, drops and bermed trails to suit a range of riders looking to learn and improve their riding skills and a place to hang out with like-minded riders.
We're sorry to report that the twelfth annual Brighton Big Dog will not be running in 2022, or thereafter!
Waterproof sibling of the superb Brisker glove didn't fit our hands whatever size we tried.
The Chisholm Trail is an new walking and cycling route, creating a mostly off-road and traffic-free route between Cambridge Station and the new Cambridge North Station.
The nation's forests in the north of England have suffered significant damage from storm Arwen, particularly in Northumberland, County Durham, Lancashire, and Cumbria.
A post doing the rounds on various social media channels offers some misleading advice, according to search & rescue officials.
After being closed for several years due to the development of a nearby wind farm, the Skyline Trail has been redesigned and it reopened in October 2021. And reports are that it is really rather good.
The first full hand built track, “Glenduro” has been finished.
The Leith Hill Greenway is a mostly traffic-free, fully accessible multi-user route between Box Hill and Leith Hill.
The Scottish Government and Sportscotland, in conjunction with Scottish Cycling, have announced the first nine projects to receive investment from the £8 million Cycling Facilities Fund.
With time running out on funding grant deadlines more signatures are needed before the funding deadlines expires.
Granite Designs continues to come up with ways to carry more stuff on your bike, not your back.
A £7 million state-of-the-art hub is planned for Cornwall, which will include a road circuit and a BMX track.
Cycling UK has announced the launch of a new long-distance cycling route in Cornwall, called the West Kernow Way. A 150-mile loop of west Cornwall starting in Penzance, the route has reclaimed many lost ways, and is mostly off-road route, with quiet roads, coast and over 4200m of climbing!
Plans to provide more family-friendly cycling at QECP have been announced, with the project being given the go-ahead having secured funding from Sport England/British Cycling's Places to Ride fund. Construction is expected to start later this year and be completed in 2022.
Come and join us and other like minded riders for a fun and casual ride through the stunning Chilterns countryside, with refreshments en route and beer tasting and food laid on afterwards.
Buy one ticket for a Father & Son/Daughter ride together, with meal for both afterwards and beer tasting for dad.
With new additions from urban pump tracks to trail centres in Northern Ireland and GPX files for long distance rides.
Download our free PDF listing of places along the KAW route. Updated 02/05/2021
Planning permission for two new trails and a connecting trail get the go-ahead!
It's going ahead and tickets are nearly all gone, so don't hang around!
Grab the opportunity to undertake this wonderful 4-day adventure, with support and luggage transfer throughout.
Hopefully a new Bike Park is opening in the Surrey Hills later this year at the old Ranmore Common BMX track.
Updated on 30th March, with parking at the start and a couple more places to stay over on the route
SUPER SWOOPER - a track full of berms from top to bottom, this mellow track is a perfect introduction to Dyfi Bike Park.
Keep an eye on our UK Events page as more events continue to be added...
Sadly the brilliant Brighton Big Dog bike event will not be held in 2021.
Wolds Bike Park is situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds, close to Horncastle.
Malvern police post pictures on Facebook of several trails with single strand barbed wire strewn across them at waist height.
Mountain Mayhem will still not be able to go ahead in 2021, the organiser has announced.
£51,000 refurbishment of Countdown and Launchpad in partnership with Dean Trail Volunteers
The Bog of Doom now has stone flagging to provide a year-round route, with more work happening on North America trail too, it is all hoped to be finished later this month.
From the guys at MBUK magazine, this MTB skills book will provide you with everything you need to hit the trails safely and with confidence.
Long standing dirt jump site between Stourport-on-Severn and Kidderminster seeks support
Martin Lewis, the Money Saving Expert, has a wealth of advice to help cyclists save money
To create a park that caters for all types of bikes and riders as well as space for people to use skateboards and scooters, and parkour.
Usually £45 - save 44% - now £25 at Sports Pursuit
Good advice via You Tube videos from The Strength Factory on controlling and losing body fat
Bike shop creates innovative scheme to enable e-bikes to be charged en-route
Tickets go on sale today for this epic self guided, supported ride. Only 30 spaces on this classic adventure.
Cycling UK have created an excellent interactive map, where you can highlight specific trails you'd like to try and get upgraded t allow cycling on
A network of continental Europe-style stopovers for campervans and caravans could be created in the Highlands.
Ben from Strength Factory provides some great advice to keep you 'training' and motivated through the winter
The developments to the West Highland Line means riders will be more easily able to access the west side of Scotland when it goes on to Fort William.
Watch coverage of the UCI World Champs XC and DH racing
Bikeslice is a social network for all types of cyclists, offering communities, a marketplace, events, discussion forums, profiles, polls and instant messaging.
Final info for L2BOR@N 2020
Buying bike light? Don't forget to check out Exposure's Outlet store for offers.
FAQ to the London to Brighton Off-road bike ride...
TUESDAY 28th at 11.45pm - be quick, only 50,000 available on a 1st come, 1st served basis.
Crank Brothers multitool for £5 and Madison Zenith shorts half-price at £37.50!
Cyclescheme allows you to not only buy bikes, but also accessories, like some lovely Exposure Lights, using a salary sacrifice employee benefit.
Martin Lewis, the Money Saving Expert, offers some tips and advice for cyclists...
We are delighted to say that BPW is aiming for an opening date of July 9th (for pedal up riders)
Lockdown rules in Wales remain dramatically different to the guidance in England with stricter restrictions still in place.
The Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme has been set up to encourage more people to embrace cycling, to boost the number of commuting and leisure trips, and to promote an alternative to public transport, while social distancing measures are in place.
ScotRail has unveiled its active travel carriage, designated for carrying bikes and sports equipment.
Saturday just gone would have been our London to Brighton Off-road at Night bike ride 😂¢
Lovely weather combined with the lockdown has resulted in many families getting out on their bikes; some perhaps for the first time ever. We thought therefore, it might be helpful to recommend a few top destinations for family bike riding around the UK.
September 5th 2020 Event update
It's not just the usual high-speed, high-adrenaline downhill MTB game you might expect.
As from Wednesday 13th May we have MORE FREEDOM, but how much and what does it mean for cyclists...?
To celebrate our new found freedom, on Wednesday 13th May 2020, we're offering a BIG BOOK BUNDLE. And because it looks like we'll all be staying in the UK this summer, we're offering our UK Breaks with Bikes guidebook at a bargain price too!
With the need to social (physical) distance and with so many more people out on the trails than ever, it's time to get a bell for your bike if you don't already have one.
Where do you stand with your purchased ticket and what are we doing to reduce the risk to event participants.
This winter has been one of the worst/wettest I care to remember, but its not all bad news...
Events, demo days and MTB holidays page (for numerous providers) goes live...
London to Brighton Off road @ Night bike ride places are selling fast - half of the tickets are sold already!
A new network of four trails across Cornwall for cyclists, horse riders and walkers have been backed by councillors.
Get your tickets now - at the early bird price while it lasts!
If you would like to find out more information on our exciting new events for 2020/1 that include London to Brighton at Night, The Ridgeway Challenge and London to Paris Gravel then follow this link and register your interest....
A book (or 3), aimed primarily at children, about a boy called Tom who cycles around the world, drawn from adventurer Alastairs' real life experience. We love it, it's a great read and very inspiring (for children & adults alike).
The United Kingdom is now set to welcome its first ever indoor bike park after crowdfunding project â€˜Dirt Factory' reached and surpassed its £300,000 target in just 16 days.