The Mend Our Mountains Cut Gate appeal is one of the biggest crowd funders the mountain bike community has seen here in the U.K. It’s a huge thing for us all. Every single one of us can play a part – and if we all do, it’ll be just pennies we need to chip in! In fact, if each follower of KoftheP, Peak District MTB and Ride Sheffield put in an equal share, it’s just a few pounds each – less than a tenner – to make the target. (And just a little more if you’re in more than one group). It’s even less if you get your horse riding, fell running and walking friends behind it too. And your best mate, mum, dad, sister….
We can do this and show that the MTB community can make a real difference.
But hey, we might as well have a bit of fun on the way eh? So there’s a few events you can get involved in. First up:
MTB Dolly’s Mixer – social sponsored ride from Hayfield to Ringinglow
KoftheP follower MTB Dolly has planned a ride over the peak. Nice social pace and hopefully some pretty cool things included at the end. Tickets are on sale now!
The Steel Valley Ride. Brilliant support from the Steel Valley Project who are putting a chunk of their entry fee to the campaign. Absolute stars.
With over 3,500 feet of climbing the route is a great challenge, not for the faint-hearted!
Covering 31 miles through the dramatic landscape of the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park, it goes over the technical terrain of the iconic Cut Gate before dropping down to the Derwent Valley on a descent which will fuel your adrenaline.
Go on, challenge yourself!
The Cut Gate raffle
We’ve got a great selection of prizes from some fantastic supporters. And when I say a great selection I mean it – The total booty is currently at about £1500! I’m just annoyed I can’t enter it as I’m running the thing. Details coming up soon but keep an eye out online!
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