Safety Advice

Safe and happy cycling for all

Please read and familiarise yourself with this important safety information before you use the Park.

RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK

FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY

  • Cycle helmets are compulsory
  • Always wear the right safety clothing
  • Only cycle within your abilities
  • Bikes should be in good working order
  • Do not cycle at night or at dusk
  • Please control your speed and maintain an appropriate distance from others
  • Follow the directional signs

PRE-RIDE > RE-RIDE > FREERIDE!

Only tackle challenges if you’re sure you can do them – have a look first!

Although the trails are checked regularly, we’re unable to guarantee that there will not be any obstructions or debris on the trails, due to the nature of an open facility. If you find anything that you feel is a potential hazard, please contact us or call 01604 389005

ALL HANDLEBAR ENDS MUST BE CAPPED BEFORE YOU RIDE ON AND OFF ROAD

Expect the unexpected – Look out for dogs, other users going slow and people on trails.

SHARE THE TRAIL

For your own and others’ safety always follow warning signs and any advice you are given.

Please make sure you carry appropriate equipment for the technical difficulty of the trail and know how to use it.

Aim to be self-sufficient while riding however, in the event of an emergency, if it is safe to do so provide first aid.

Phone 999 for emergency assistance if required.

Make sure you have WHAT THREE WORDS on your device in case of an emergency.

The WHAT THREE WORDS location for Northampton Bike Park are: ///earth.opens.tribal

There are WHAT THREE WORDS at all of the collection points to help you identify your location

The nearest defibrillator is at the park.

Situated adjacent to the Skills Area. Look for a tall yellow post with a small windmill on top.

Safety Advice
Safety bikes

Please follow these safety guidelines to ensure your visit is safe and enjoyable for you and everyone using the Park.

Please note that by using the trails and facilities at the Northampton Bike Park, you do so at your own risk. We (Northamptonshire Sport) do not accept any liability if an injury to yourself or damage to your bikes occurs. Here’s to happy and safe cycling everyone. Please get in touch if you have any questions.