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Bath Bike Park

Posted on December 3 in Routes

Bath Bike Park will sadly not come to fruition

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North Downs Way Riders Route

Posted on November 26 in Routes

A revised version of the (272 km/169 mile) North Downs Way Riders Route has just been released by Kent County Council

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Peak District circular leisure route plans

Posted on November 25 in Routes

A planning application has been submitted for an 86km circular leisure route around the Peak District.

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Southampton Bike Park - reopened

Posted on November 24 in Routes

We're pleased to announce that the work has been completed and the park is ready for winter riding - whatever the weather.

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Craft Brews UK threat of closure

Posted on October 18 in General

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.

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Revolution bike park to close in Dec 2022

Posted on October 15 in Routes

Sadly, the Revolution bike park is closing at the end of 2022!

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Northampton Bike Park - NOW OPEN

Posted on September 27 in Routes

The new Northampton Bike Park has opened...

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The Rebellion Way Cycling UKs newest long-distance bike ride

Posted on September 7 in Routes

Follow in the chariot tracks of the trailblazing warrior queen Boudicca on this 228-mile (364km) bikepacking trail around Norfolk.

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Aberfoyle waymarked trails

Posted on July 22 in Routes

NEW waymarked trails offering: 10 km (family) Faerie Loop, 20km (intermediate) Aqueduct Loop and 30km (advanced) Lomond View.

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Bike and Beers; West Berkshire Brewery Sunday 24th July

Posted on July 18 in Events

After our first fun ride out in July 2021, from the excellent West Berkshire Brewery we are excited to be back in 2022.

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Resources (Google) maps for long distance rides

Posted on June 29 in Routes

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...

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King Alfreds Way Supported Events - Just 2 weeks away!

Posted on June 22 in Events

Join a supported ride along this hugely popular epic route

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RIP Bernard Heath

Posted on June 11 in General

The accountant who created a network of mountain bothies - 1928-2022

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London to Brighton Off-road @ Night

Posted on June 9 in Events

London to Brighton off-road bike ride at Night bike ride 25th June - just a few places remaining and entries closing soon!

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New Pegasus Trail in Devon

Posted on June 8 in Routes

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.

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Dalby Forest - 500m of new Red route

Posted on June 4 in Routes

Current developments at Dalby Forest include a new 500 metre section of the Red route

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Cantii Way - A new 236 KM cycle route in Kent

Posted on May 27 in Routes

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.

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Cannock Chase Forest - New trail

Posted on May 24 in Routes

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.

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National Cycling Show - FREE tickets

Posted on May 23 in Events

On 18th-19th June, at the Birmingham NEC, get free tickets (normally £10)

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Route news

Posted on April 25 in General

Updated information on our routes, be it recommended accommodation, cafes, trail conditions, etc...

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Cantii Way - The next new long distance route by Cycling UK

Posted on March 20 in Routes

A 145-mile (234km) tour of Kent starting in the village of Wye, near Ashford.

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European gravel events

Posted on March 10 in Events

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...

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Trails for Wales update

Posted on January 24 in Routes

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.

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Big Dog lays down - The Brighton Big Dog event ceases to run

Posted on January 19 in Events

We're sorry to report that the twelfth annual Brighton Big Dog will not be running in 2022, or thereafter!

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AREA19 - skills area in north Reading

Posted on January 19 in Routes

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.

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Brisker Waterproof gloves

Posted on January 17 in Reviews

Waterproof sibling of the superb Brisker glove didn't fit our hands whatever size we tried.

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