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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We also see this conference as our opportunity to contribute to the future evolution of mountain biking and its contribution to both rural economies and the health and wellbeing of our visitors.
If Bellingham is a regional hub for mountain biking, Whistlers mountain bike park in British Columbia is a world-class destination, Brown said.
The park is a great area for family mountain biking.
Mountain biking is growing in popularity as a leisure activity as well as a serious sport, and Scotland is at the forefront.
Describing her husband as an active man who enjoys the outdoors, Lori Crowley said he rarely went mountain biking.
Mountain biking is one of the many activities the Commission promote as part of their Active Woods campaign.
Nuts and Spokes Alyson Adventures (800-825-9766) has a one-week gay Moab trip with mountain biking, hiking and white-water rafting.
Mountain biking has a certain 'mind-clearing' effect on him, he said.
With its potential for serious spills on rough terrain, mountain biking would seem more suited to twentysomething thrill-seekers than buttoned-down executives twice or three times their age.
Tourism reports almost a decade old announce that "Oakridge has undertaken an aggressive strategy to develop mountain biking," but many riders outside the state would be hard-pressed to find the town on a map.