indoor bike park

Check out recent news, developments and blogs from the Dirt Factory team.

10/12/2019
Rider jumping in the dark on the Dirt Factory airbag - image credit Conrad Ohnuki

A Jump in the Dark

As part of our ongoing collaboration with creative photographer Conrad Ohnuki, we recently invited a few riders to literally have a jump in the dark. The […]
30/05/2019
Dirt Factory opening weekend images

Riders Celebrate The Dirt Factory Pop-Up Launch Event

A huge thanks to everyone who joined us for the Pop-Up Launch Event of the Dirt Factory Pop-Up indoor bike park. On Saturday 25 and Sunday […]
11/03/2019

Dirt Factory Pop-Up pre-opening plans

The trails are crafted and the team are putting the finishing touches to the Dirt Factory Pop-Up build. We’re all extremely excited to share with you […]
08/03/2019

Dirt Factory Pop-Up welcomes first school group

We recently hosted a great session for children from Medlock Primary School, Ardwick. They were the first school group to experience our new Dirt Factory Pop-Up […]
09/06/2017

Fort William 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

If you have been reading the Dirt Factory blog you’ll know we love World Cup downhill racing and have made the trip to Fort William, Scotland […]
07/06/2017

Indoor Bike Project with Rio Ferdinand Foundation

Over the May half term Dirt Factory collaborated with the Rio Ferdinand Foundation (RFF) and Walkden Town Centre to deliver a free community pop-up indoor biking […]
17/01/2017

Are you fully stoked on 2017 yet?

There’s normally a come down after Christmas and New Year, but I made sure that didn’t happen to me this year. The remedy was mountain biking […]
18/11/2016

The first Dirt Factory shareholder meeting

On Wednesday 16 November we held our first Dirt Factory shareholder meeting. This was an opportunity to provide a personal update to the people who pledged […]
04/11/2016

Tameside MTB Trail Plans

Our first guest blog is from our friend and fellow rider Phil Allen. We’re assisting Phil in his vision for official MTB trails in Tameside. Read […]
28/09/2016

Farmer Johns 2016

Throwback to this time last year and we had bankrolled 2 barrels of Greenfields Finest for Farmer Johns big race weekender, you may have even had […]
02/08/2016

Premises update

What are we up to now that we have secured investment you may ask? Well, amongst a few other things, our main priority has been working […]
19/07/2016

World Indoor Bike Parks

Our latest blog is inspired by the droves of bike enthusiasts who have created and supported other indoor bike parks around the world, but hats and […]