Top Tips from the Experts

What to Wear & What to Bring

Getting prepared

What To Wear

All riders MUST ensure they have the following compulsory equipment to be able to ride:

  • Full-face helmet – Open face are not acceptable
  • Eye Protection- Googles, Helmet visor or safety glasses
  • Adventure or Motorcycle boots with above the ankle support
  • Gloves
  • Armoured Jacket
  • Waterproofs -Even if you think it never rains in Wales !

It is also advised, but NOT compulsory to have:

  • Body Armour
  • Knee Protection
  • Spare Gloves
  • Drink bladder
  • Extra Snacks

Tyres, Tyres.... What are the right tyres for your experience ???

From our time on the trails we have found these work well for us:

  • Mitas E09, E10, E12
  • Conti TKC80 (not TKC70)
  • Annakee Wild
  • Bridgestone AX41
  • Golden tyre –GT72t

Our team will advise you on arrival as to what tyre pressure you will need during your training. Plus we have a compressor onsite for when you leave for the tarmac.

What travel kit to bring for off-site events...

For Forestry, Trail Riding and Welsh Adventure Weekends away on your own bike:

  • All the above lists PLUS
  • Basic tools that fit your bike
  • 8/10/12/13mm spanners
  • Wheel spindle spanner
  • Allen keys
  • Tyre pressure gauge
  • 21″ inner tube fits front or rear wheel, even if you’re on tubeless tyres
  • And don’t forget that drinks bladder
  • Petrol & Lunch Money
  • A FULL tank of fuel

In-Depth Talk by our in-house expert Rob:

Insight to what the experts travel with:

With the right kit on the weather does not matter...

On the Trail Repairs...

Our Location...

Home to the Wales Rally GB for many years and before that the Lombard RAC Rally, Sweet Lamb Rally Complex is located in the picturesque county of Powys Mid Wales.

Sweet Lamb Adventure Rally Bike Academy

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