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The 7stanes Mountain Biking Community Interest Company

Who We Are

The 7stanes Mountain Biking Community Interest Company (CIC) is a not for profit organisation. The CIC includes representation from nine organisations listed below, including three business groups representing over 150 local tourism businesses.

The Company was registered in October 2010. Reg No. 386358.

Why We Formed

The 7stanes CIC was set up in the wake of public sector reduced funding and is pioneering in its approach to sustain the future of mountain biking in the south of Scotland.

Board members

Independent - Lee Musson - Chairman

Forestry Commission Scotland - Sallie Bailey

Scottish Enterprise - Alistair McKinnon

Scottish Borders Council - Cllr Stuart Bell

Dumfries and Galloway Council - Cllr Finlay Carson

VisitScotland - Paula McDonald

Tweed Valley Tourism Consortium - Vacant

Tweed Valley Tourism Consortium - Catherine Maxwell Stuart

Newcastleton Business Forum - Barbara Elborn

Newcastleton Business Forum - Vacant

Dumfries and Galloway Mountain Bike Business Network - Paul Aram

Dumfries and Galloway Mountain Bike Business Network - Sam Hill

Scottish Cycling - Graeme Mclean

The Role of the CIC

The CIC will promote and market the 7stanes including management of the 7stanes brand. The main aim is to sustain the 7stanes project by increasing visitor numbers and generating revenue to make the project self-funding. The CIC will work closely with local stakeholders, partners and businesses for the benefit of the 7stanes and the economy of the south of Scotland. The management of the trails will remain with Forestry Commission Scotland.

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Registered Office

7stanes Mountain Biking CIC
Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland
Peel Tower
Glentress Forest
Peebles, EH45 8NB
T 01721 721180

If you would like to know more about the 7stanes CIC please email

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