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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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Re: Hoops Barton on Thursday

It turns out that the school thing is a promise to send me an email with a link to a presentation that tells me about 5 mins on engagement I might possibly be able to have on Oct 8th (also a Thursday, but in the afternoon). So, it's a lot of crap. I'll be there as usual - 7:30.

Re: Hoops Barton on Thursday­čĹŹ How about 7.00 pm start for 9.00 pm arrival?

Count me in.
Can people do a 7.00 pm start for a 9.00 pm arrival?

If not this week, perhaps for future rides under partial lockdown
TomR

Re: Hoops Barton on Thursday

Plan is good. I'll join in if I can fix the bike. New wheel has not arrived so I will investigate the bearings of the existing one.