Bike Park Checklist and Biker’s Responsibility Code

Mountain Bike Checklist

Mountain Bike Checklist

The trails of Thunder Mountain Bike Park are rough and demanding on both the bike and body.

Before riding and periodically during the day always inspect your equipment or have it checked by a qualified bike mechanic.

  1. Ensure your bike is in good shape and properly adjusted
  2. Inspect bike frame for cracks, damaged or dented areas
  3. Ensure you have sufficient brake pad to stop your bike while descending
  4. Front and rear axles (skewers) should be tight
  5. Handlebars and grips should be comfortably positioned and securely fastened.
  6. Headset and stem must be secure and properly adjusted.
  7. Seat and seat-post need to be fastened securely

Mountain Biker’s Responsibility Code

1. Stay in control at all times. It is your responsibility to avoid other persons and objects around you

2. Do not stop where you obstruct the trail or are not visible from above

3. When entering a trail or starting downhill, you should look uphill and yield to other riders

4. Please assist if you are involved in or witness a collision or accident and identify yourself to the Bike Patrol

5. Keep off closed areas and obey all signs and warnings

6. Stay on marked trails. Do not cut switchbacks

7. Stay off lifts and away from the Bike Park if your ability is impaired through the use of drugs or alcohol

8. You must have sufficient dexterity, ability and knowledge to safely ride and unload lifts. If in doubt, ask the attendant

9. Hiking in the Bike Park is not permitted

10. Do not feed, provoke or approach wildlife

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