Accidents will happen?

The latest Government Coronavirus guidance still means no big group rides, stay home as much as possible, and follow social distancing guidelines. For us cyclists the main change is that you can choose to “…exercise outdoors as often as you wish.”

We know you are itching to get out on your bike, especially following this latest guidance from the Government. Even for the most risk-averse, it’s worth understanding the implications of having an accident during the Coronavirus crisis. What would you do? Who would help you? Often it’s the volunteer mountain rescue teams who come to the aid of injured mountain bikers. This eye-opening article from Coniston mountain rescue’s Facebook site is well worth a read:

What can happen when mountain rescue are called?

There’s more info about Coronavirus guidance and how organisations have responded on our Coronavirus article.

12 May 2020

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