5 Essential Items for Mountain Biking in the Big South Fork

Mountain Biking is quickly becoming one of the Big South Fork's top recreational activities.

Whether you are a beginner or an expert rider, you are sure to find a trail to fit your needs at this beautiful national park. We want your Big South Fork mountain biking experience to be unforgettable, so we compiled a list of the Top 5 Essential Items for Mountain Biking at the Big South Fork.

Tire Repair

1. TIRE REPAIR KIT

Your tire repair kit should including a tire pump, patch kit, 2 spare tubes, and a tire lever.


Bike Shock Pump

2. SHOCK PUMP

While today's air shocks are quite reliable, it is still a good idea to pack a shock pump in case you develop a slow leak or if you need to fine-tune your suspension.


Bike Tool Bag

3. TOOL BAG WITH SPARE PARTS

Your tool bag should including a spare spoke with nipple, zip ties, chainring bolt, chain master links, derailleur hanger, and chain lube.


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4. A WATERPROOF FIRST AID KIT

Your waterproof first aid kit should include, but not be limited to, identification, bandages, gauze, disinfecting wipes, tweezers, sunscreen, and lip balm.


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5. NUTRITION AND HYDRATION

Keeping your energy up is a must with any outdoor activity. Bring along snacks like granola bars, fruits, nuts, and crackers. Also, staying hydrated is the most important things you can do when mountain biking, so be sure to bring plenty of drinking water.

 

Big South Fork Lodging Options at Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat

If you're looking for a place to stay while mountain biking at the Big South Fork then look no further than Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat. With many cabins options and access to the park's greatest activity trails, you'll never want to leave! Check availability and book your stay today!