Mountain Biker’s Responsibility Code
Mountain biking involves the risk of serious injury or death. Your knowledge, decisions and actions contribute to your safety and that of others.
STAY IN CONTROL. You are responsible for avoiding objects and people.
KNOW YOUR LIMITS. Ride within your ability. Start small and work your way up.
PROTECT YOURSELF. Helmets are REQUIRED. Use appropriate bike, helmet, and protective equipment.
INSPECT AND MAINTAIN YOUR EQUIPMENT. Know your components and their operation prior to riding.
RESPECT WILDLIFE. Do not feed, approach, or provoke the wildlife.
INSPECT THE TRAILS AND FEATURES. Conditions change constantly; plan and adjust your riding accordingly.
OBEY SIGNS AND WARNINGS. Stay on marked trails only. Keep off closed trails and features. Ride only in direction indicated. Sessioning is prohibited.
BE VISIBLE. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail, feature, landing, or are not visible.
LOOK OUT FOR OTHERS. Look both ways and yield when entering or crossing a road or trail. When overtaking, use caution and yield to those ahead.
COOPERATE. Ride with a friend whenever possible.
If involved in or witness to an incident, identify yourself to staff.
Know and follow the Code. It’s your Responsibility.
SkyPark at Santa’s Village reserves the right to revoke your riding privileges should you choose to ignore the Responsibility Code or put someone else at risk.
Bike Safety Check
Mountain Bike trails are rough and demanding on both the bike and body. Before riding always inspect your equipment or have it checked by a qualifies bike mechanic.
1. Ensure your helmet is in good shape and properly adjusted.
2. Inspect bike frame, fork and other components for cracked, damages or dented areas.
3. Check that your brake pads are in good condition and are not worn.
4. Front and rear axles (skewers) should be tight.
5. Headset and stem must be secure with no looseness or play.
6. Check that your tires are in good condition, with no tears or cuts in the sidewall.
7. Handle bar and handle grips must be tight and unable to spin.
Device Restrictions on Bike Trails
This list subject to change at any time
- All bikes on Blue, Red and Black trails MUST have one break per axel.
- All bikes should be inspected prior to use. See Bike Checklist for suggestions.
- Helmets are required for all riders at all times. Bikers must follow the Rider Responsibility Code at all time on the trails.
- If you have any questions about our device policy, please contact Kari Brandt.
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