Reframing Mountain Biking Symposium Heads to Sheffield in March.

The second edition of the Reframing Mountain Biking Symposium has opened for signups and heads to Sheffield this March 1st and 2nd.

Aimed at helping the UK mountain bike industry and scene move beyond its current challenges, whilst providing a more inclusive space, the Reframing Mountain Biking Symposium will take place in Sheffield this March 1st and 2nd.

Read the full press release below.

Reframing Mountain Biking, Sheffield 1-2nd March: Sign ups now open

We are pleased to announce the date and registration of this year’s Reframing Mountain Biking symposium, to be held in Sheffield on 1st and 2nd March.

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Reframing Mountain Biking exists to bring representatives of the mountain biking community together to look collectively at how we can progress mountain biking in the UK past some of its challenges, to make the sport a better, more inclusive and sustainable, fun space for all. This is a call for mountain bike brands, media, wider industry organisations, groups and individuals to contribute towards moving discussion into action.

On Friday 1st we will host speakers from the mountain bike and outdoor community, followed by an afternoon of workshops and discussion. Topics to be covered will include inclusion and diversity, trails and associations, image and culture. Speakers will include Lauren MacCallum (Protect Our Winters), Dr Fiona Spotswood (University of Bristol), Adam Dayson (WorkWith Studios), Fee Wallace (Aberdeenshire Trail Association and Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland), Dr James Cherrington (Sheffield Hallam University), Dave Evans (UK Trails Project, Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland) and more to be announced.

Saturday 2nd will take place at Parkwood Springs, with a number of engagement sessions to get involved with, and engage the local community, including trail work, guided rides, bike demos, and tours giving a land manager’s perspective of building trails in an urban environment.

This year, through work with VisitSheffield, we are able to offer accommodation packages at a discounted rate for attendees. Details of this can be found at the sign up link. For both days tickets are ‘pay as you feel’, with a suggested donation of £10 to go towards the delivery of the event.

Sign up for Reframing Mountain Biking here.

For more information on this years event you can visit our website here and follow @reframingmtb on Instagram.

Feedback from the previous Reframing Mountain Biking event is available here.


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