In this video, you will discover the mountain bike accesories you'll need when out riding.
This video is for newcomers hoping to learn more about MTB. Mountain biking is a great sport to be in nature and have a great adrenaline rush.
Remember a pump and repair kit, helmet, gloves, water and all the other items we outline in the video so that you're prepared for the unexpected
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In this video you will learn about the biking gear you should have on a ride.
Mountain biking is an adventure sport and it is indispensable to pay attention to the safety equipment and essential items you should carry with you Helmets are a must to protect yourself from head injuries.
Full-face helmets are also recommended for tricky, downhill rides If you are biking mainly on a flat or uphill terrain, you could use an open face helmet.
In your backpack, you'll need.
A basic toolkit including a pump, puncture kit and multitool.
these are essential in case you need to fix a flat tyre, a chain or faulty brakes.
Check out our video on the basic toolkit to carry on a ride.
Knee pads will protect you from impact in case of a fall.
Riders may also choose to wear elbow pads and padded shorts for added protection when negotiating jumps and drops.
It is a good idea to carry a backpack or a hydration pack.
For shorter rides you can manage with a water bottle provided you have a bottle cage.
Remember to carry some cash with you.
Sunglasses come in handy on a sunny day and on a dusty trail.
Your shoe choice will depend on whether you are riding with flat or clipless pedals.
You could consult an expert to check which shoe is best for you.
Full finger gloves offer you a good protection in case you crash as well as good grip on the handlebars Make sure you check the weather report before you head out and take a rain jacket or a fleece if required.
Enjoy your ride.