Cam MTB - the Cambridge Mountain Bikers' Forum

Click on the "return to website" button to see our new website with loads more details of who we are, where and when we ride and much more.

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.

Photo: CAMMTB action shot, somewhere near Wimpole, Summer 2019. 

CAMMTB Forum
Start a New Topic 
Author
Comment
Stapleford tonight?

The ale is always good, the weather looks decent.

Anyone planning to ride tonight?

Re: Stapleford tonight?

Yes me.

Re: Stapleford tonight?

Me too

Re: Stapleford tonight?

and me !

Re: Stapleford tonight?

Maybe... oh, go on then, yes.

Re: Stapleford tonight?

I was going to ride tonight but then I thought about it and decided that I won't. I may go for a run instead, save my cycling pass for Fendango on sat which is set to be epic!! 16 degrees, fentastic!