This three year project began in 2019 with the aim of developing an educational framework and professional training program for people active in the trail building sector, addressing the needs of professionals and volunteers in the field of of planning, design, construction, maintenance and management of mountain bike trails.
The partners in the project are:
As part of the project a study, led by Tom Campbell of the Edinburgh Napier University and the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland (MTBCOS) 3,780 European mountain bikers were surveyed about: demographics, riding styles, trail use and preferences, motivations for mountain bike participation, opinions and understandings around trail access, attitudes toward sustainable trails, and environmental behaviours. This was the first time that a large-scale study assessed mountain bikers' attitudes and behaviours.
The project has been funded by the European Union’s ERASMUS+ programme.
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