Local Cycling Guide Books


Pedal Pushers Guide to Nottingham

Pedal Pushers Guide to Nottingham

An invaluable handbook of city cycleway maps and practical advice.  This is the 3rd edition of the Pedal Pushers Guide and is an essential guide for cyclists from Nottingham and its surrounding areas.


Stocks now exhausted so copies now available only from local libraries!

City, County, Forest (£5 including postage)

City County Forest, the guidebook to cycling for pleasure in Nottinghamshire, has been updated for Nottingham cycle campaign group Pedal’s 25th anniversary. The guide details forty leisure cycling routes, ranging from 4 to 45 miles, suitable for cyclists of all abilities. Each route has an easy-to-follow route description and a sketch map, along with information on places of interest and refreshment stops.

(For just £7 more, you can also have family membership of Pedals.  See here for details)

Copies (price £5) are available from:
Lawrence Geary, 96 Pierrepont Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 5DW
Tel: 0115 982 2720

Or buy online with PayPal:

£5 including postage

Nottinghamshire Mountain Bike Guide


An excellent guide to the spectacular mountain biking that can be found throughout the Nottinghamshire area of the East Midlands.
This book has been researched and published by Nottingham-based cyclist Stewart Thompson.

  • The guide contains:
    – 23 Circular routes of varied length to suit all riders
    – Full colour throughout
    – Detailed colour maps and directions
    – 80% of cycling off road
    – Picturesque rides in forests, besides rivers, along canals and across open countryside
    – Photographs of rides
    – Helpful instructions about each route

Orders may be made from Stewart using the (PDF) application form available for download below.

Mountain Biking In Nottinghamshire Order Form (22kb)

PS. There is a website which is now refered to with all new sales. This tells readers about amendments to routes, especially the problems caused by the A46 works severing the Grantham Canal (2010-2012). It also includes an additional ride. See: www.mountainbikeguidenotts.co.uk


  • 16 Cycle Routes in Rushcliffe

    Guide book of leisure routes produced by Rushcliffe Borough Council, with help from Pedals,
    and published in 1999.
    £4 from RBC, Civic Centre, Pavilion Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 5FE,
    tel. (0115) 981 9911