The growth in cycling over the last few months has been astonishing and has been welcomed across the board and across all disciplines.
We have witnessed a huge surge in the number of people trying out mountain biking for the first time, coming back to the sport and just finding a love for it again. We all know the benefits that our sport has on our physical and mental well being and, especially during this time, we are glad that so many people are finding this our too.
The Team at DMBinS are lucky to live in some of Scotland’s best riding destinations – the Tweed Valley, Fort William/Lochaber and Aberdeenshire – we have all never seen the trails and destinations so busy and we know this has been replicated in other riding destinations.
This is pretty awesome for our sport and we welcome the prospects going forward, however, it does bring its own issues.
It is our belief is that mountain bikers, in general, positively impact the areas we visit – helping to grow local communities and share our trails, paths and towns with other users and locals.
There are a few ways that our community can continue to be welcomed in our riding destinations by doing the following: