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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carries maps of local trails which Henderson said are especially popular with mountain bike tourists.
The race course, maintained, developed and managed by All Terra, has been built in accordance with the International Mountain Bike Association trail-building standards.
Now I ride a PS7000 mountain bike - 12 times the worth of my car.
MiSCA was founded in 2010 and is the premier scholastic cycling organization in the state of Michigan that puts on mountain bike races just for students.
According to Ian Grassow who is one of the organisers for the mountain bike challenge, they have received just under 400 applicants for the event.
Organisers hope the trail will help boost mountain bike tourism in Scotland.
The Mountain Bike Unit was set up on a pilot basis in two Dublin districts in April 2001.
Both beginners and experienced mountain bike users will benefit from a survey of how to keep the bike in peak condition--and with its specific focus on the mountain bike apart from others, no better home reference can be had than MOUNTAIN BIKE MAINTENANCE.
In Moab, also try the straight but gay-friendly RimTours Mountain Bike Adventures (800-626-7335) or Nichols Expeditions (800-648-8488).
As well as a huge range of trade stands, manufacturers' exhibits and mountain bike and BMX displays, the public can test the latest bikes from top manufacturers in the environment they are built for.
If there's only one at-home reference needed for your mountain bike's maintenance, make it Mel Allwood's Mountain Bike Maintenance: The Illustrated Manual, a virtual bible of explicit, user-friendly details on the care of any mountain bike.