Gear Checklist

To ensure that you pack everything you need, we have crafted a gear checklist. If this list looks a little daunting, please don’t hesitate to contact us via phone or email to discuss further.

What we’d like you to bring

  • Bike riding pants/knicks x2
  • Bike riding top/sports top x2
  • Bike riding socks/sports socks x2
  • Bike riding jacket/sports jacket/light jumper x1 (or thermal top)
  • Bike riding shoes/sports shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Head torch/small torch
  • Beanie
  • Sunhat
  • Sunscreen
  • Casual clothes for evening
    • Pants
    • Shirts/t-shirts
    • Shorts
    • Warm jumper
    • Underwear
    • Casual shoes

Optional extras

  • Mountain bike. If you don’t have your own mountain bike, you may wish to hire one through our booking process. Please see here for more information about the requirements for a mountain bike.
  • Mountain bike shoes (if you are bringing your own bike)
  • Mountain bike gloves (highly recommended)
  • Bike tools (if you have something specific you would like to bring)
  • Camera
  • Bathers

What Blue Derby Pods Ride supplies

  • Mountain Bike (if required, see here for more information)
  • Mountain bike helmet (to use for the duration of the experience)
  • Mountain bike spray jacket (to use for the duration of the experience)
  • Bike spares and parts
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Soaps, shampoo and conditioner
  • Books (our Hub includes a library)
  • Foam roller
  • Yoga mats
  • Torch

How to pack your bags

Your luggage will be transferred to our accommodation in the heart of the Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails network. Please pack your gear in modest bags that can be easily transported. Bring all your gear for Day 1 in a small day bag.

Download your gear check list.