mountain biking

(redirected from Off-road cycling)
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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Craig Grimes, director of Experience Community, a local community interest company that provides films and information about walks and other leisure activities for disabled people and organises rides and taster sessions, said: "Thanks to funding from Natural England and Yorkshire Water, we're developing a project to explore and film off-road cycling circuits and provide this visual information alongside useful details about the terrain, gradients, gates and other obstacles, and distance, to help disabled people get a real feel for the land and the routes.
Doha Bus Desert Adventures camp will provide the perfect location for the final scene of this iconic one-day off-road cycling event and the promising new running race.
Given the general downward trend of triathlete practitioners and the high number of trail tests in the country and taking into account the increase in mountain bike enthusiasts, efforts have been made to focus on off-road cycling.
Al Kuwari also combines his passion for cycling with travel and has taken part in many road and off-road cycling events around the world.
We have created an opportunity for families and cycling enthusiast to come together and enjoy an off-road cycling experience in a safe, secure environment and are now seeing those that took part in the 5-km or 10-km growing in confidence and progressing by taking part in the 20-km challenge.
Once again, the club charge PS1 for these sessions on an international standard track and Coventry's only off-road cycling facility.
The event is organized by Mindanews in partnership with raceLink (Race Officers and Promotions) and the Federation of Off-Road Cycling Enthusiasts headed by Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Dominic Carpio.
The history of off-road cycling or mountain biking (MB) began in the mid 1970s.
Since that event local mountain bikers have worked closely with The Forestry Commission to develop the largest network of off-road cycling in England within the forest, currently covering 62,000 hectares.
Cyclo-cross bike This bike looks like a racer but is better suited to off-road cycling because of grippier tyres.