Mountain Bike Mandatory Equipment List
Trail-worthy mountain bike. Full suspension is recommended. Some stages will favor a cross country bike while others will favor a trail bike.
ANSI/CSA approved bicycling helmet
1 spare tube (per racer)
1 tire pump (per team or racer)
1 set of bike tools (per team or racer) size 4 ,5, 6, Allen keys, tire levers & chain tool
Full length pants or tights
Dry waterproof or water resistant jacket
Gloves (we suggest something waterproof and full finger)
Bring a toque (knit hat) that can be worn under a cycling helmet in cold weather
Fleece (stays warm when wet, and dries quickly)
Consider a waterproof hat to protect you from the sun or rain
Other Recommended Equipment
Small first aid kit
2 triangular bandages
2 tensor bandages
4 first-aid dressings sterile package 10cm X 10cm
1 roll white medical tape
1 set band-aids, knuckle bandages preferred, various sizes helpful
1 silver rescue blanket
1 CPR instruction sheet
Your favorite buttocks cream !!
Plastic zip-lock bags to carry everything out
DO NOT DRINK WATER DIRECTLY OUT OF A STREAM OR STANDING WATER!!!!!