How to Choose Safe Riding Clothes



Choose something comfortable.,
Wear a body protector where possible.,
Wear coats and jackets with a covered zip all the way down.

A shirt that’s too constricting or too loose will make riding difficult and unsafe. Choose something you feel comfortable in. Do not choose clothing that hangs from the body; it may catch or snag on objects, leading to an extremely dangerous situation.

, Although they are very bulky, they do make riding safer. This is particularly true if you’re hacking out, as falling on objects on the ground poses a greater risk than usual. Note that body protectors may be mandatory for some disciplines, most notably those involving jumping.

, A complete zip means you will not have to pull the jacket over your head, but all zips should be covered to prevent them from catching as you ride.

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