Here is the go-to checklist for a Venture Outdoors biking trip; use these tips for your next adventure with us or to help plan a trip for your family and friends.

The Venture Outdoors Essentials
  • Signed Assumption of Risk Form (one for each participant)
  • Water (in a hydration pack or water bottle)
  • Bike (if not provided)
  • Helmet (if not provided)
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Rain gear (jacket and pants)
  • Snacks/energy bars
Nice To Have
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat with a brim to keep the sun, rain or water from your eyes
  • Small backpack/daypack or hydration bladder
  • Insect repellent
  • Bike lock
Beyond The Essentials
  • First aid and emergency kit
  • Headlight/tail light (and reflective pieces)
  • Mirrors
  • Padded gloves (full or half finger)
  • Bike computer, GPS, or phone
  • Saddle bag or panniers
  • Extra tube(s), patch kit, tire levers, and pump
  • Chain lubricant
  • Cycling multi-tool with Allen wrenches
  • Chain tool
  • Spoke wrench
  • Nut and bolts
  • Zip ties and/or tape
  • Synthetic jersey, short or long sleeve fitted shirt
  • Padded shorts
  • Bike shoes (flat soled or with cleats)
  • Arm warmers
  • Camera/phone
  • Money