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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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.
Improvements to be considered include, but are not limited to, widening Fischer-Hallman Road from two (2) to four (4) lanes, urbanization of Fischer-Hallman Road with raised cenre median, concrete curb & gutter, pedestrian and cycling facilities that may include multi-use trails, sidewalk and on-road or off-road cycling tracks, enhanced landscaping and streetscaping, storm sewers, streetlighting, roundabout improvements at Seabrook Drive and at Huron Road and consideration for new development driven roundabouts within the study limits.
Cyclo-cross bike This bike looks like a racer but is better suited to off-road cycling because of grippier tyres.
They have recently destroyed the magnificent triple arch viaduct at Pontruffydd, thereby preventing the use of the trackbed for off-road cycling between Denbigh and Bodfari.
There is off-road cycling - and then there's Bolivia's North Yungas Road.
Off-road cycling is better suited with sturdy, mountain bikes such as the Diamondback Overdrive Sport 29" Mountain Bike, which has more stability and less rolling resistance on the mountainous terrain.
He enjoys adventure travel, boating and off-road cycling.
Set within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, you'll find everything you need to relax and unwind at this award-winning park - with plenty of excellent fishing facilities, off-road cycling and hillwalking routes also nearby.
But local mountain bikers plan to seek a city permit to expand off-road cycling activities at the park - a process that Bushnell expects will take a few years.
Landbased activities include bushcraft, climbing and archery, with off-road cycling for over 13s.
Off-road cycling can be a real fitness challenge, especially if you stand up on your bike more.
The off-road cycling initiative will involve the creation of the "best all-round, purpose built trail centre in the UK" at Afan Forest Park in Neath Port Talbot.