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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The turnout this year has exceeded all expectations, with the organisers having to close registration two weeks before the event, amid the rapid increase of mountain cycling popularity in Qatar and an unprecedented participation of more than 50 cyclists who came from all over the world to take part in the event.
On special instructions of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed, Pakistan Army is financially sponsoring talented young cyclist Samar Khan from Dir, Malaknd Division, KP for her participation in mountain cycling event in Tanzania.
'On [the] special instructions of army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan Army is financially sponsoring talented young cyclist Samar Khan, [who hails] from Dir, Malakand division in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) P, for her participation in mountain cycling event in Tanzania this November,' the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
Samar was sponsored by Pakistan Army for her participation in the mountain cycling event in Tanzania.
Organized by the Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP), the thrilling gala titled as 'Beat the Waves', featured 18 different events including jet ski, vek tube, mountain cycling, family boating, zip-lining, shooting, archery, volleyball, treasure hunt, instrumental music, rabab mangay, kite-flying, individual boating, hiking, trekking, bonfire, tug-of-war, cuisines and a lot more.
"I have personally gained a tremendous amount of knowledge about mountain cycling but, most importantly, I gained a determination to 'keep peddling' no matter what it takes and to challenge myself even further.
There's skiing in winter and mountain cycling and walking in summer.
They end things with a visit to Lincoln, N.H., for the Fourth Annual White Mountain Cycling Classic, June 22-23.
Hermosillo, capital of the state of Sonora, has positioned itself as one of the most attractive cities in the country because of the astonishing variety of activities that can be enjoyed here - snorkeling, hiking, bird watching, mountain cycling, in addition to hunting tourism - and its economic, political and social important development.
Meding said that mountain cycling has its own challenges that demand discipline, strength and certain areas to ride.
To date, funds from Monod Sports to the Foundation have been dispersed to support the Sunshine Adaptive Ski Program, the Bow Valley chapter of KidSport, Canmore Minor Soccer, the Canmore Illusions Gymnastics Club, Canmore Minor Hockey, the Rundle Mountain Cycling Club, the Canmore Cohos Swim Club and the Banff Alpine Racers.