Riding in a group brings a fantastic social dynamic to cycling, helps build skills and fitness, and is lots of fun. But even the most relaxed ride depends upon some basic ride etiquette to roll smoothly.
Here’s 10 top tips to ensure a fun and harmonious mountain bike group ride…
If you’re leading the ride it’s best to briefly discuss the route and agree on a finish time before you set off, but beyond that don’t sweat the detail too much: a bit of spontaneity makes the ride more fun.
A short note to persistent lateness offenders, stopping to use your phone offenders and got no cash/inner tube/tyre lever offenders. When everyone says they don’t mind? Eventually, they probably will.