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.

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Hello from Huntingdon

Hello folks

I moved to Huntingdon in January with my knobbly rubber. Somehow I’ve spent 25ish years riding MTBs around Herts and Beds..... and a solid month trail finding around Hunts. Turns out there’s a fair bit, some of it isn’t even flooded!

Anyway, saw your forum and wondered if you venture out this way? Happy to guide/host if you do (COVID permitting etc).

I use that Strava thing so routes on there.

Cheers
Simon Young