Here is our list of some lovely places (or just a water tap) to get refreshments along the King Alfred Way route. Updated 15/04/2021
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.
Updated information on our routes, be it recommended accommodation, cafes, trail conditions, etc...
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 [email protected] 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!
[email protected] 2020 postponed until June 2021
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 ‘Dirt Factory’ reached and surpassed its £300,000 target in just 16 days.