Get this gear on your back and you’ll be able to cope with most emergencies; and remember some of this gear is optional, most of it isn’t!right|25-litre pack: Get a good – read expensive –...
Packing a Bumbag
Having the right tools with you gives the best chance of managing bush repairs sucessfully. A good rule of thumb is to use the tools from your bumbag when you work on the bike at home, so you will...
Plan for a better ride & know where you can ride?Preparation will save you in the bush! Bike maintenance and spares Ride route plan (consider doing a pre-ride if not completely familiar with the ride ...
Ride Group Briefings
The BasicsPrint this sheet off (download a copy from the bottom of the page) and use it to make sure you get back to the car park or the pub with all your mates following close behind and intact....
Feeling paranoid? Don’t worry, there are things out there to get you! It doesn’t bear thinking about. Deep wash-outs, deceptively tight corners, greased logs, off-camber corners, slimy wooden...
It’s all too easy to get swept awayIf you want to spot the experienced rider in a group, watch the various approaches to water crossings. There’ll be the rider who wheelies in, the member of the...
The Responsible & Considerate Trail Biker does exist!Why do riders do dumb things that annoy others? It’s all about ego and misconception. At a recent event a large group of die-hard riders,...