The NZ Mountain Safety Council has put together an inspiring and informative video with a mountain bike ride through the iconic Old Ghost Road - outlining key facilities, typical conditions and sections of track to be aware of.
Pete Meffan bikepacked the length of the UK on the GB Divide route. With space and weight at a premium, a few carefully chosen clothing items had to cover the wide range of weather and conditions he encountered.
Whether you're dodging impatient cars after a hard day at the coalface, spinning the pedals on a mid-winter road ride, or caning your favourite singletrack... increased visibility on nocturnal missions is always important.
'Root infested hell track' or 'technical bliss'... individual perceptions affect the way we each view different terrain. When you discover a new track that looks way scary but obviously has been ridden by others, then one day you too should be able to ride it with confidence.