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Preparing for Your Tour

Once you have booked your tour date we will send you an email to help you prepare. We will also send you a more detailed overview of your route, refreshments options and meeting place details. You can rest assured we will check your eBike before the tour & detailed below is some additional information to help your preparation

Preparing for eBike Tours


What to Wear

You do not need to have specialist cycling clothing to come on one of our tours but you do need comfortable practical clothing suitable for the weather conditions that will not get caught in the eBike. Outdoor and other sports clothing is ideal. We recommend you have some sunscreen available


What Time to Arrive

We always suggest you arrive 30 minutes earlier than the published departure time for your tour so we can buy you a cup of coffee and walk you through the features of your tour, provide a safety briefing and demonstrate eBike usage before your adventure starts

eBike Tour Meeting Point
Ambergate Wirksworth Tour


Review Navigation

Once you have booked we will send you all the directions for your tour which we suggest you review and see if you have any particular questions for us before you start. We also supply you with a fully charged Bike Sat Nav with your tour pre-loaded, instructions & OS Map in case of any issues. 


Safety & Emergencies

eBiking is pretty safe but it is always best to be prepared and you must wear the high spec cycling helmet provided. We can also provide an optional HiViz vest. We will also give you an emergency helpline number you can call if any issues during your tour. You can also review our full Risk Assesment 

eBike Tour Safety
eBike Tour Refreshment Stop


Think About Food Stops

We will have provided you some refreshment (and comfort) stop options as part of your emailed tour pack so it is worth having a think about stops during your tour. Packed lunches can also be provided if you would like to organise for you. We sell water bottles or you can bring your own for the bottle holder


What Else is Provided?

We also provide you with other useful equipment

  • Cycle Lock - must be used if you leave the bike

  • Panniers - for carrying your gear or shopping

  • Hi-Viz Vest - optional safety option

  • Bottle Cage - bring or buy your own bottle

  • Basic First Aid Kits - just in case any minor issues

  • Sat Nav & OS Map - to help you navigate

  • Basic Bike Tool Kit - although unlikely to need it




What Else You Might Need

There are a few other things you might need on your tour some of which we stock & you can buy from us

  • Water Bottle​ - the water bottle cages only fit a 500ml bottle so you can either put bigger ones in the panniers or buy an Eco bottle from us (nobody really wants a used one)

  • Cycling Gloves - not essential unless you come on a colder day but padded ones make life more comfortable

  • Don't forget your camera either - there will be some great photos


Review Tour Tips

We have created some useful guidance to help make sure you have a safe and enjoyable tour. Please review these before your tour 

  • ​Safe Cycling Tips

  • Using the Sat Nav

  • Battery Management 

Got More Questions?

If you have any questions about your booked tour or are interested in talking before booking a tour then please do hesitate to get in touch or visit our Tour FAQs section

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