Forest XC – Tuesday

When:
19 March, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Where:
Park End Cricket club
GL15 4JE
Contact:
Adam Hampson

Off-Piste Forest – Bigfoot GB XC Tuesday Club Ride

Meeting place and directions

Meet at Parkend Cricket club

Introduction

This is a new ride (for Tuesday) to give the mid-week riders the chance to sample Dowies and some of the other hidden gems we have hiding in the off-piste trails in the deepest Far-East.

Below are the details for the Green, Blue & Red(GB) Grade Bigfoot MBC weekly rides.  We will meet and ride with the same timings, however  groups will agreed at the start according to numbers, ability and preference.

Ride Leaders

Ride Lead Green: TBN

Ride Lead Blue: TBN

Ride Lead Red: TBN

Grade:

Green group: Medium intermittent pace with rest stops as needed, steep climbs and descents and  rooty/stoney technical single track.

Blue group: Medium-high constant pace, steep climbs and descents and rooty/stoney technical single track.

Red group: High constant pace, fewer stops, steep climbs and descents and rooty/stoney technical single track.

Kit list:

  • Helmet  (mandatory);
  • Decent bike lights Front and Rear(mandatory);
  • Gloves (advisable);
  • Drink (advisable);
  • Elbow/ knee pads (advisable);
  • Hard tail/ Full Suss (advisable);
  • Energy food (advisable);
  • Waterproof shell (advisable).

Suggested spares list:

  • Spare inner tube;
  • Puncture repair kit;
  • Pump;
  • Multi tool/Chain tool;
  • Missing Link;
  • Spare derailleur hanger (emergency or suited to bike).
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9 Comments

  1. Yes, but not sure I can make the 18:30 off as won’t really be able to leave until 17:30 at the earliest. I can try my very best.

  2. I’ll be at Parkend cricket club at 6pm if anyone wants a pre-ride ride for 1hour.

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