LakesMTB began life on Instagram. Designer and rider,
Andy Smith, who has years of riding experience in the Lake District wanted to show the world the local trails, the stunning scenery and the challenging local weather conditions.
It soon became apparent that there was a need for more information about riding in the area so Andy teamed up with fellow riders and creatives – Joe Lethbridge, Ben Gerrish
and Dan Jesse to make that happen.
The team then commissioned a team of influential local contributors to regularly add news, stories and stunning photographic images.
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One of the most common questions we see appearing on the LakesMTB instagram feed is; ‘Where is that trail!?’ This should help answer that question. We’ll be growing this section to include some of the best riding in the Lake District.
Our contributors provide us with cool content relevant to riding in the Lake District. Here we will showcase this epic place we’re lucky enough to call home. We love to tell a tale, inspire and get people buzzing about riding some of the best trails in the world.
By Andy Smith - @andycactus
Three of us met at Staveley Mill Yard on a dank, drizzly, grey day. I arrived first and was quick to grab myself a coffee from More Bakery and pick my new favourite trail snack, the mighty Scotch egg. The lads and Sky the trail dog arrived within minutes and after quite a bit of…
By Danny O'Callaghan - @itsdannyoc
This weekend Graythwaite and Grizedale hosted the first UK National Enduro Championship, put together by the guys at the PMBA Enduro Series. Not only was this the first UK national event of its kind it was also a 2018 EWS Qualifier Event, making this the most prestigious enduro in the UK this year!