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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Missing links for offroad cycling

Hi All,
Surely you all have ideas of which footpaths should be converted into bridleways to make our routes more legal?
Please tell Cycling UK and they can prod the council (yeah I know) on our behalf:
https://action.cyclinguk.org/page/68755/action/1
Thanks! Bart

Re: Missing links for offroad cycling

Follow this link to Right to Roam UK,who campaign for much greater access to the country (like in Scotland or Sweden).

https://www.righttoroam.org.uk/