Mountain Bike Safety
Oisans is a demanding, high-altitude environment in which it is best to remain humble.
Do not underestimate the difficulty of the terrain and do not over estimate your ability.
Some Basic Rules
- Prepare your route (all riders in the group need to be familiar with the route).
- Do not ride alone, or else tell a friend where you are going.
- Do not overestimate your ability, and know when to give up.
- Make sure your bike is in good condition before you set off.
A helmet and gloves + body protection, depending on the type of biking (full frontal helmet, shin guards, back protection)
A repair kit suitable for the chosen route
A small first aid kit (compress, antiseptic wipes, straps, plasters..) cereal bars and water
A mobile phone