mountain biking

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A sport in which participants use specialised bicycles to navigate rough, steep trails
Risks Concussions, fractures, death
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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NEMBAfest will be held June 22-24 at Kingdom Trails, considered one of the best mountain-biking areas in the country.
"Mountain-biking is a very popular activity and a dedicated trail at Clyne Country Park would open up another exciting resource.
MOUNTAIN-BIKING ranger Andy Wardman wants to get us all pedalling our way to better health.
A little more than a mile into the Slickrock Trail in Moab, Utah--one of the most breathtaking mountain-biking rides in the world--my nerves began to fray.
The roads, abandoned in the 1960s when the mining dried up, have supported Moab's mountain-biking reputation for decades.
The city's Web site includes mountain biking information, and room-tax revenues go to mountain-biking events and others that generate overnight stays.
Wearing a helmet is highly recommended for all mountain-biking activity, they said.
The Great Britain mountain-biking team joined Mr German at one of the new biking centres, at Cwmcarn in South Wales, created with the help of a pounds 400,000 injection from the Welsh Assembly Government to enhance the country's reputation as a world-class mountain-biking destination.
Just three other sites in the world, the mountain-biking Meccas of Idaho, Colorado and South Dakota, were given `A' grades by the IMBA.
Mr Davies said, ``Forest Enterprise has been developing these mountain bike trails to make Wales into a world-class mountain-biking destination When I returned from lecturing on trail building in the USA last May, I realised that in many respects the former pupil had overtaken the master, with Wales leading the way in key areas of trail construction.