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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Now it is such a narrow path, mountain bikers are coming into conflict with walkers Bruce Ritchie
About half of those out-of-town mountain bikers come from the Seattle-area, and 20 percent from Vancouver, B.C.
Mick Stephenson, a keen mountain biker and member of the North East Freeride Association, said: "There have been a lot of traps put in place on the trails in Chopwell over the last year.
Combined, heat and microtraumatization "might influence the fertility capacity of the mountain bikers," Frauscher says.
"A young male mountain biker had come off his bike in Errington Woods near New Marske, injuring himself.
Despite repeated pushback from Ware River Watershed officials, a group of mountain bikers continues to talk to state officials in an effort to gain access for cyclists on the trails in the watershed.
"There was a lot of tension and distrust," says Mike Dulin, a landscape architect, mountain biker, and former resident of Louisville, Kentucky.
Jordan Syme has combined his interest in engineering with his enthusiasm for mountain biking by coming up with a revolutionary design for a downhill racing bike which is now in the last ten of a nationwide competition in mountain bikers' MBUK magazine.
A British mountain biker has been rescued after spending a freezing night in mountains surrounding a popular US ski resort.
I WOULD like to thank all the people who came to help me when I was knocked over by a mountain biker riding at speed outside Lewis's in Renshaw Street on Monday, June 24.
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Mountain biker Alan McKinstry posted a picture on social media and warned others to be vigilant.