With riders once again embarking on the long slog to Silverton The Telegraph asked: “What advice do you have for Iron Horse riders?”

Jamie Hudson

“Hang tough and watch out for the ladies.”

Matt Mills
“Wear some Daisy Dukes, a size too small of shirt and Chuck T’s.”

Justin Travis
“Bring supplemental oxygen and don’t play chicken with the train.”

John Warner

“Shave yourself bald. Don’t ask, just do it.”

Kenny Martin
“Don’t choke on the train smoke.”