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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Queens Head

Hey chaps, cheers for waiting up while I fixed my burst tyre & tube in the pitch black. Hope the rest of the ride was good! I got 10k in so not a total waste :-)

Cheers
Brad

Re: Queens Head

Hi Brad,

No problem - glad you got home with no more problems. The rest of the ride was good and much drier than I had prepared myself for.

If you come to the Xmas meal, you might be eligible for the "Shortest Ride Before a Newbie Had To Give Up" award (an award category that we made up last night).

Hope to see you back out soon.

Cheers

Tom

Re: Queens Head

Ha ha, if it helps to validate the award my strava clocked the u-turn at 4km's

New rear tyre arriving shortly!