I'mMOUNTAIN BIKE CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS CHECK LIST:
- MOUNTAIN BIKE HELMET
- CYCLING SHORT/LONG SLEEVE JERSEYS
- CYCLING SHORTS/BAGGIES
- YOUR FAVOURITE TRAIL SOCKS & MOUNTAIN BIKE SHOES
WET WEATHER OR WINDY CONDITIONS
Even in the middle of summer when riding high in the mountains the temperature can drop or the weather may change quickly.
- HEAD WARMER/BUFF/SCARF
- WINDPROOF/WATER PROOF JACKET
- TIGHTS/WATER PROOF SHORTS
Please note during wet weather days it can still be warm in Luchon, but very cold at higher altitudes, especially on the descents.
IF YOU BRING YOUR OWN MOUNTAIN BIKE
You will need spares for your bike if you haven't hired an AQR bike such as -
- SPARE INNER TUBES FOR YOUR SIZE WHEELS
- BRAKE PADES SUITABLE FOR YOUR BRAKING SYSTEM
- SPARE CHAIN LINKS
- SPARE REAR HANGER
- CHAIN LUBE
- IF IT RAINS A CRUD CATCHER WILL BE USEFUL
The AQR Bike Centre will have –
Bike washing equipment
We recommend non-draggy tyres that are suitable on and off road.Tyres Mr Potter recommends include –
Schwalbe Racing Ralph or Rocket Ron.