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mountain bike

a type of sturdy bicycle with at least 16 and up to 21 gears, straight handlebars, and heavy-duty tyres
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Participation has grown since he first held the mountain-bike race at his farm, Domnarski said, but the numbers have leveled in the area of 200 racers.
Three mountain-bike races will be held in Central Massachusetts this summer.
Muddying the waters, though, is an even newer hybrid, the so-called city bike, derived from mountain-bike parentage but designed for urban commuting.
The Golden Mean of mountain-bike prices is currently between $350 and $400.
Riders can help ensure that they continue to share the trails by practicing the mountain-bike mantra: ``There could be someone around the next corner.
A former swimmer at Newbury Park, he's competed in national mountain-bike events since 1995.
Achievements:Eighth-place finish at Junior National mountain-bike cross-country championships; member of the Devo National Junior team
Photo: Miles Jay, a 16-year-old from Newbury Park, is one of the top junior mountain-bike racers in the nation.
We get the same money the Chess Club gets,'' said Jason Kiredjian, one of the eight or so members of the USC mountain-bike club.
As I was finishing up a late afternoon mountain-bike ride recently, I was met at the trailhead by a pair of headlights.
Indeed, with trails becoming increasingly crowded during the daytime, this hearty segment of the mountain-bike community is extending their exercise hours.
Laurie Brandt, a professional mountain-bike rider from Louisville, Colo.