Mountain bicycling adventure trips are
surely one of the popular activities people all around the country like
to do during the summer season, aside of course from barbecuing on
their campsites and going to the beach to catch some rays of the sun.
According to GetAllTravel.info and their
survey they are one of the most popular activities for adventurous
people who like challenging ride with incredible scenery.
With this, GetAllTravel.info is aiming at
assisting and lending a helping hand to young bikers who are out to
take on the trail. The summer driving season sure has already started
but the summer mountain biking and the number of bikers on the trails
is sure to increase as well. And when this happens, it is very
important to know Bike Trail Etiquette and rules of the road, so you
and all other users will have full enjoyment without accidents.
And they are also set on keeping environment
safe through your biking tips. June, July, August, and September are
the most popular months for mountain biking and the time when
more biking accidents occur. This is due in large part to the fact that
there is more users and bikers are covering more miles in a day.
GetAllTravel.info shares with the bikers some tips so they can enjoy
this summer to the maximum.
Bike Trail Etiquette
Your trip route should be planned in
advance so that you would know
what to expect and where to go as well as help you to prepare
When you are already on the trail, as
responsible biker, you should
observe the posted signs on the trails and roads you are on. They have
been posted there not only for show but for all people to follow.
Respect trail and road closures (ask if you are not sure), avoid
possible trespassing on private land and try to obtain all permits and
authorizations as may be required. In most cases Federal and State
wilderness areas are closed to cycling.
Make known your approach well in
advance. Bell or friendly greeting is
considerate and works well. Anticipate that other trail users may be in
blind spots or around corners , so slow down in the areas with low
Inattention for even a second can cause disaster. Wear a helmet and
keep your bicycle in good condition. Excessive speed can maim and
threaten people. Show your respect to others by slowing down when
passing others. Keep
in mind that startling someone may cause loss of trail access.
Even on open trails, you should not ride under conditions where you
will leave evidence of your passing. This means staying on the
trail and not creating any new ones. Make sure to pack out what
you packed in.
animals extra room.
All animals are startled by an unannounced approach, loud noise or
sudden movement. This can be dangerous to you, for other users and for
animals. Never spook animals, give them extra room and time to adjust
to your presence.
Always carry necessary supplies for changes in weather or other
conditions. And the most important tip that the GetAllTravel.info
shares is to keep a first aid kit, and all emergency phone numbers
always ready with you.
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