mountain biking

(redirected from Off-road bicycling)
A sport in which participants use specialised bicycles to navigate rough, steep trails
Risks Concussions, fractures, death

mountain biking

Sports medicine A sport in which participants use specialized bicycles to navigate rough, steep trails covered with unforgiving rocks Injury risk Concussions, fractures, death. See Extreme sport, Novelty seeking behavior.
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2000) The influence of speed, grade and mass during simulated off-road bicycling.
Yet another off-road bicycling opportunity - albeit much shorter in length - will soon be available to mountain bikers in southeast Eugene.
Chaz is trained by his father, and both race as part of the National Off-Road Bicycling Association.
Data on injuries due to off-road bicycling are scarce, but do indicate that injuries in this sport are frequent.
The majority of off-road bicycling injuries are minor.
The exhilaration rivals that of mastering a mogul field on a downhill ski"We do it for love of the outdoors-and a good workout," says Dan Vail of the Desert Off-Road Bicycling Group, a Palm Springs club.
The group also has worked with the Concerned Off-Road Bicycling Association to develop trail etiquette among various hiking enthusiasts.