Off-road and Mountain Biking

Middleden Mountain Bike Club meet Team UK Youth
Kirkcaldy based Mountain Bike Club met professional cycling team 'Team UK Youth' before they competed in the first round of the Halfords Tour Series. This was the first time the series has taken place in Scotland.

LinkLiving has recently been awarded a grant of £2,000 to help start up a Bike Club for young people in Fife. On Tuesday 15 May, a number of staff and service users from LinkLiving visited Halfords Tour Series in Kirkcaldy to officially receive their grant and meet Team UK Youth.

Dalby Forest by Tony Bartholomew
Pace Cycles and CTC have won the contract to run the cycle hire, retail, courses and events in Dalby Forest after successfully re-tendering for the business.

Cyclist in Greece
Early-season sun - 30 Apr 2012 - Article
Enjoy summer cycling conditions now! Benji Haworth and Ed Oxley went to Greece with mountain bikes, while Dave Barter heads to Majorca with his road bike. Read the full article from CTC's Cycle Magazine.

Ralph Hughes's bike at sunset
The off-road End to End - 27 Apr 2012 - Article
Cycling from Lands' End to John o'Groats on road is a challenge, but riding it off-road, even more so! The longest off-road route in the UK's a tough ride, but perfectly doable given sufficient training/planning.

Public Bridleway Sign
Where can I cycle off-road? - 18 Apr 2012 - Article
Here in the UK we have a comprehensive network of routes and trails available to cyclists to get you out into the countryside. Here we clarrify where you can legally ride off-road.

Illustration of The Loop (Back On Track, by kind permission of the Trax)
Bike Club Comes to The Trax - 5 Apr 2012 - News
The Trax Off Road Racing Club in Tottenham has been successful in a bid for a Bike Club grant.

Dave Bower at Fort William
4-wheel downhill off-roading - 4 Apr 2012 - Article
Four wheeled downhill gravity biking is taking the UK by storm, and Bev Rimmer from the group Rough Riderz tells CTC all about this new hi-octane sport.

Boardman HT Pro
Boardman HT Pro Cycle Magazine Review - 26 Mar 2012 - Review

Riding off-road
Do you ride - or want to ride - on a particular path, but can't tell whether you're allowed to do so? Does your favourite bridleway suddenly turn into a footpath and you wish it didn't? Do you want to do something about it? Read on...

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