new to mountain biking

pauljonesref Posts: 15
edited May 2011 in MTB beginners
hi there

im so new to mountain biking that i havnt got my bike yet my budget is £350 to buy a trail bike i have found a carrea bike in halfords witch looks as if it will suit me it has £150 off price as well and the spec seems good for a beginer

i need to know is there anything i need to know before i hit the trails round woods near to wear i live

eg clothing to wear,shoes,armour

be genltle with me lol i know alot of your bikes cost £££££ but im only starting out hope ive not sounded to wet cheers for now paul
to infinity and beyond