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DISCLAIMER. MOUNTAIN BIKING CAN BE DANGEROUS. YOU JOIN US AT YOUR OWN RISK.

SAFETY BRIEFING.

  • Wear a helmet. Despite recent advances in medical science, brains still cannot be mended nor replaced.
  • Wear gloves or mitts. Hands often hit the ground first. Cuts and grazes invite infection and a hospital visit.
  • Wear eye protection, it only takes a twig or thorn to lose an eye. Crud catchers are a good idea in mucky weather.
  • When downhilling, for your own protection, allow plenty of space behind the rider in front.
  • Bring a bare minimum emergency tool kit and a spare inner tube.
  • Breakdowns are a bore. Plan not to have any by ensuring your bike is in perfect working order.
  • Punctures are also tedious. You can minimise them by fitting latex tubes, slime tubes or running tubeless tyres.

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Im in need of a female {Mayhem}

Hi all,
As some of you know Ive entered a mixed team of old codgers for mountain mayhem this year, our team is Epping over 35 over the hill. Our female Rider Julie Niasm has dropped out as She has decided to go over to the states for a Job interview.So not going to be back in the uk in time. She is pretty gutted but its understanding when its her career on the line. If any ladies out their feel they can commit themselves at last minute then please give me a shout. Regards Shelton.