Cam MTB - the Cambridge Mountain Bikers' Forum

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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.

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

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Thriplow tonight - the Green Man

anyone else going to ride tonight as a warm up for riding on Sunday with Rich?

Re: Thriplow tonight - the Green Man

I'll be out, but as an event in its own right - no Sunday for me !

Re: Thriplow tonight - the Green Man

As Norman I'll be out for the ride not the warmup

Re: Thriplow tonight - the Green Man

I am planning to be out, will advise on here if not.

Re: Thriplow tonight - the Green Man

still at work, so not tonight