mountain biking

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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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May 18 -- Weeping Willow Mountain Bike Race, Willowdale State Forest, Ipswich.
In addition to the 6th annual Get Outdoors Day, the festival celebrates both mountain biking, and King County's Duthie Hill mountain bike park.
Later in the month he went on to claim 11 more mountain bike challenges while carrying a 50lb backpack along the Monarchs Way footpath and sections of the Avon canal - the longest of which was a 60km ride in three hours, 52 minutes and 20 seconds.
Some priorities identified with the funding include:developing Hero descending trails, allowing riders to travel from the hills to the plains with descents of more than ten kilometres;creating a mountain bike touring route that will display the beauty of the region;establishing a northern trail hub and an urban mountain bike park in the south; and consolidating existing trail networks.
It is the first time that the UK Mountain Bike Conference has run at Kielder since 2006.
Presented by New England Mountain Bike Association.
MOUNTAIN bikes which Everton FC legend Duncan Ferguson helped to buy for a community group were stolen from Ainsdale police station.
the top 15 1: Glentress Mountain Bike Trail Centre 2: BikePark Wales 3: Afan Forest Mountain Bike Trail Centre 4: Coed y Brenin Mountain Bike Trail Centre 5: Gisburn Forest Bike Trails 6: Antur Stiniog Mountain Bike Trail Centre 7: Hamsterley Forest and Descend Hamsterley Mountain Bike Trails 8: Chicksands Bike Park 9: Innerleithen Mountain Bike Trails 10: Kirroughtree Mountain Bike Trail Centre 11: Coed Llandegla Mountain Bike Centre 12: Cannock Chase Mountain Bike Centre 13: Glenlivet Mountain Bike Trail Centre 14: Forest of Dean 15: Whinlatter Forest Park Mountain Bike Trail Centre
He said mountain bike tourism makes up enough of his business that he'd notice it if people stopped coming from out of town to mountain bike in Bellingham.
Now I ride a PS7000 mountain bike - 12 times the worth of my car.
MiSCA State Champions who are also USAC license holders are eligible to receive this award and compete at the USA Cycling Cross-Country Mountain Bike National Championships in the summer of 2015.
On 09 February, the " Nedbank mountain bike challenge" kicks off and on 16 February the "Nedbank kidz challenge" will be hosted and lastly the closing event, the "Nedbank Cycle challenge" will be hosted on 17 February.