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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Research has shown the average spend for off-road cycling and mountain biking visits to the countryside to be as high as PS15.71 per person, compared with the PS8.68 spent by the average walker.
AN OFF-ROAD cycling centre near Abergavenny could cost around PS1.2m to build, a report has revealed.
'We provide training to both road and off-road cycling, a decent bike costs at least P15 000, a figure which can be steep for most people, excluding maintenance and bicycle parts,' he said.
Nick Lloyd, acting head of road safety at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), said: "The key to increasing cycling, and so gaining all the health and environmental benefits that result from cycling, is to create a safe on- and off-road cycling environment, improve driver and cyclist attitudes and behaviour towards each other, and to produce safer vehicles that reduce the risk to cyclists."
Nick Lloyd, acting head of road safety at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), said: "The key to increasing cycling, and so gaining all the health and environmental benefits that result from cycling, is to create a safe onand off-road cycling environment, improve driver and cyclist attitudes and behaviour towards each other, and to produce safer vehicles that reduce the risk to cyclists."
He added: "The key to increasing cycling, and so gaining all the health and environmental benefits that result from cycling, is to create a safe on and off-road cycling environment.
He added: "The key to increasing cycling, and so gaining all the health and environmental benefits that result from cycling, is to create a safe on- and off-road cycling environment, improve driver and cyclist attitudes and behaviour towards each other, and to produce safer vehicles that reduce the risk to cyclists."
The Qatar Mountain Bike League is a series of five Mountain Bike Races showcasing the local off-road cycling tracks of Al Kheesa, Lusail , Al Khor and Al Kheesa.
The 32-year-old Florida resident tried out off-road cycling thanks to members of the PVA Great Plains Chapter.
Alongside events like Ooredoo Marathon and Al Adaid Desert Challenge off-road cycling and running event, Doha Triathlon has reinforced Qatar's global reputation as a leading sports tourism destination.
Wales360 will be a real celebration of off-road cycling and all that Wales has to offer."