Below is a brief history of the Deeside Bike Collective
Banchory Mountain Bike Club
Formed in response to local community concern around trail and jump building in Corsee wood and on and around Scolty hill. There was increasing input from Local community and Forestry Commission to develop a plan.
Deeside Bike Collective
became a constituted Group within the Banchory & District Initiative Ltd. Group
identified as preferred trails location through consultation with Community and Forestry Commission
Acquiring the Land
we submitted our preliminary Community Asset Transfer application at the end of 2018 – they have asked that we explain in more detail how we will raise the required funds – we’re working on that now!
We are engaging with Trail Designers/Bike Parks from all over the UK and Ireland so that we build the best trails for the community.
in 2018 we received proposals from 4 trail builders