Equipment and Kits

Use this page as reference for equipment needed whilst working as a bike guide this summer.

Own Bike

You will need you own bike that well maintained and is suitable to ride on local trials and/or bike park.

Minimum requirement - enduro bike with dual suspension (150mm - 170mm travel) and disc brakes.

Used bikes can be found on pinkbike and Facebook Whistler Mountain Bike Buy and Sell

  • Good bikes can be expensive but $2000-$3500 is realistic.
  • Always look at bikes before buying and talk to someone who knows bikes
  • Ask what year it is from - watch out for less expensive bikes that are over 10 years old

First Aid Kit

Contents of the First Aid Kit can be provided and replenished throughout the season. You will need to have a something to store your supplies in.

Tool Kit

You will need the following tools on you for trail side repairs.

  • Pump
  • Tire levers
  • Spare tubes (for you and guests wheel size)
  • Patch Kit
  • Allan key set/ Multi Tool
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Chain breaker and quick links
  • zap straps - various sizes