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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New to the area

Hey Guys,

Newcomer to the area!

1) Are there any really nice trials on the south side of town? 20mile ish south of Addenbrooke's (where I base).


2) Where are the nearest hills via train?

Re: New to the area

If you want fitness, ride locally and every mile of mud will hurt like a 200m 1 in 4, if you want undulating head south, if you want a bit of a laugh join us on a Tuesday or Thursday eve?!?