We’re not discussing red rear lights, pretty much anything will suffice these days, and unless you’re riding backwards, you’ll not damage yourself if it’s not perfect daylight illumination out the back of your bike. If you have to choose one front light, choose one for your helmet, so you can see where you’re looking, and
Category Archives: Tips and Tricks
The Club owns a Personal Locator Beacon or PLB. If you are organising your own mountain bike trip in the back country, you may borrow it. Conditions; free to borrow, but only for club members and must be booked in advance so we can ensure there still one for club trips. You have to pick
Riding in the wet can ruin the tracks, so to avoid contributing to any damage, make sure to check the track reports that identifies what trails are open for riding. We now have links to the Christchurch and Craigieburn Trails on our website.
Ben Young has been developing a new status page concept for the Christchurch Port Hills tracks. It pulls the data in every hour or so and updates his site and also sends a Tweet out if a track status or ranger comment has been modified. If tracks are closed/avoid there are a couple of blocks at the
Park Tool have a useful repair guide for the tinkerers among us…