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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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Surrey hills date tbd

Will probably be 2016 (or might never happen) but would anyone be up for a jaunt in the Surrey hills?
I can hopefully piece together a day long epic route taking in the favourites and some hidden stuff.
With no traffic it's an hour and 45 mins from Cambridge.

Re: Surrey hills date tbd

Yes please, use to do lots of stuff around here 10-15 years ago. Jolly good area & to top that it's all year riding!!