We’ve all been there. You take a moderately warm bottle of beer out of your bag after a day on the trails and just as you’re getting ready to pop open the top you realise you’ve forgotten your bottle opener.
So, what do you do? You only have your mountain bike gear and your ride itself with you, and you’re prepared to go to any length to get the bottle open short of sticking it in between your teeth.
Luckily, if you do indeed have the standard things that most people take on any ride on a mountain bike, you should be able to open it up without much hassle, and even if you don’t have anything with you but your bike, there’s still a bunch of ways to get to your beer – though obviously opening a bottle on your bike could scratch or slightly damage your beloved if not done properly.
Open your jotters, class. It’s time to learn some important life lessons. Here’s how to open a beer on your bike…