Reframing MTB Symposium

01 Mar 2024 - 02 Mar 2024

Following a successful event in 2022, the second Reframing Mountain Biking Symposium is set to take place 1 - 2 March. 

The event aims to collectively address how to progress mountain biking in the UK past some of the challenges that currently exist and make the sport a better, safer, more sustainable and fun space for all. 

Bringing together community leaders to the wider industry, mountain bike trail associations, organisations, bike brands, media, NGO’s, land-owners and managers, guides, researchers and ambassadors - everyone is welcome to take discussion into action!

Expect another varied two-day programme of events, both inside and outside, with workshops, talks, skills sessions, brand demos, trail work and rides - see the event programme below. 

For more info, read the report from the 2022 Symposium here and keep an eye on www.reframingmtb.org for more updates and tickets.

Additional Information

Taking on the feedback from the previous event, organisers have made more space in the event for more detailed talks and better discussions and more people.

Full details will be announced in the next couple of weeks, but here is a quick idea of what to expect.

 

Day 1 - The Edge (fully catered)

  • 09:30 - Arrival and registration
  • 10:00 - Talks by six different speakers discussing trails, inclusion and diversity, climate and image and culture.
  • 12:20 - Panel Discussion
  • 13:00 - Lunch
  • 14:00 - Discipline Specific Discussions (Trail Associations, Diversity and Inclusion, Media & Culture/ Industry) held in break out spaces
  • 16:00 - Feedback and identify actions
  • 16:30 - End of day one
  • 17:00 - Optional night ride

 

Day 2 - Parkwood Springs

10:00 - 15:00 Practical engagement sessions (Trail Work, led rides, skills session for adults and kids, trail clean up and bike try-outs) allowing local residents to have the opportunity to take part in mountain biking activities and feel like that it is something they would like to engage with more in future.

Food will be provided by Sunshine Pizza Oven.

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