Mountain Bike (proper working order)
Bike Helmet (proper fit and good condition)
Gloves (preferably full-finger)
Spare inner tubes (even if you are running tubeless)
Close-toe shoes (no sandals)
Water bottles or hydration pack
Hand Pump or CO2 with inflator head
Eye Protection Glasses!
Multi-Tool (optionally w/ chain breaker)
Clipless pedals 20% performance boost
Chain lube Keeping your drive train clean will keep you from having to replace parts longer
Track pump with pressure gauge Tires lose their pressure daily. Low tire pressure is the #1 reason for flats.
Nutrition Riding fueled mean riding your best. The right food speeds your recovery
Brushes Weekly wash keeps your bike performing at its best!