Thank you for your booking and I can confirm you have successfully scheduled your coaching session with our expert coach.

Please read the following information and complete the riders information and consent form at the bottom of this page.

Meeting

Locations

Surrey Hills
Please meet Jim or Andy outside the Hurtwood Inn, which is in the centre of Peaslake Village using the link above

This area is extremely busy especially at weekends, therefore, please allow an additional 30 minutes to find a free car parking space using the options listed below. If you are running late and waiting for a free space, then please inform Jim or Andy via phone and they will continue to wait outside the Hurtwood Inn (thank you)

Hurtwood Car Parks:

No.2 – Walking Bottom
No.10 – Lawrbook Lane
No. 1 – Holmbury Hill, Radnor Lane

Houghton Forest – Arundel, South Downs
Parking is currently free and can be extremely busy at weekends so please allow plenty of time and Jim or Andy will meet you here

Stanmer Park – Brighton, South Downs
Please meet Jim or Andy outside the Stanmer Tea Rooms, using the link above
Parking is only allowed in designated areas and the following charges apply

Sat Nav

Please double check the final destination your in-car system is sending you, as this can often differ for rural places compared to the Google maps link above

Contact Numbers

Jim’s number: 07811277326
Andy’s number: 07949547336
Sean’s number: 07840724611

If due to extreme weather conditions or illness/injury on either side prevents this session going ahead, then it will be honoured and simply rescheduled to a future date based on availability

Riders information and Consent Form: Please complete online at least 48 hours before your session
Our Standard Terms & Conditions: For your reference


What you will need:

  • Personal accident insurance (this is your personal choice)
  • Suitable clothing for the activity of mountain biking and for the forecast weather conditions on the day
  • A British Standard approved cycling helmet that is in an acceptable and safe condition
  • Additional personal protective equipment you would personally use for cycling e.g. Gloves, glasses, knee & elbow pads (purely your personal choice)
  • Fully working and serviced mountain bike in good condition
  • Sufficient drinks and ride snacks
  • At least one backpack to carry snacks, drink, spare layers, sun protection and personal belongings
  • Preferably at least x1 spare inner tube for your wheel size, spare chain link* (we do not carry spare 12-speed links) and any specific tools or spares for your bike you would usually carry
    * The spare chain link (powerlink) is a ‘nice-to-have’ but not a necessity
  • Your coach will be carrying a comprehensive trail leaders pack

CV19 and Social Distancing: Important please read

Taking responsibility:
  • Leaders, instructors and participants must consider safety first, particularly minimising the risk of infection/transmission and the risk of injury that places further pressure on the NHS
  • Riders are participating at their own risk, Marmalade MTB will be keeping a record of attendance of this session along with rider consent
Social distancing guidelines:
  • Social distancing measures should be respected at all times during the session
  • All the participants are at higher risk of being directly exposed to respiratory droplets released by someone talking or coughing when you are within 2 metres of someone and have face-to-face contact with them. All of the participants can lower the risk of infection if you stay side-to-side rather than facing people
Equipment:
  • Face masks per person in case of a first aid emergency
  • Each rider to supply and carry their own mask
  • Riders should be encouraged to wear appropriate safety equipment for the activity, recognising the need to minimise risk of injury
  • Any shared equipment used during an activity should be cleaned before and after each session
  • Avoid activities that require contact directly or indirectly (i.e. high-5’s, hand shakes, the passing of a water bottle)
  • No sharing of drinks bottles should be allowed, with riders asked to bring their own labelled drinks
  • Gloves are not mandatory as the World Health Organisation (WHO) advice is that it is preferable not to wear gloves but to regularly wash your hands

 

Any questions at all please contact us by using my details in the first instance or direct with Jim or Andy, see below:

Jim | 07811277326 | jim@marmalademtb.com | Head Coach
Andy | 07949547336 | andyp@marmalademtb.com | Senior Coach
Sean | 07840724611 | sean@marmalademtb.com | Owner

Thank you very much for your support and Jim or Andy look forward to meeting you soon for your coaching session.

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