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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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The mountain biker told the Observer this week: "My personal perspective is that mountain bikers who used to use the hill on a regular basis were sympathetic to other hill users.
After realising the huge potential of the site, the siblings wanted to take full ownership of the park to create a destination suitable for training the next generation of British mountain bikers and meet the ever-growing demand for weekend adventure.
SpiceRoads has added 5 new tours that feature the singletrack, untouched wilderness, and authentic local cultures that mountain bikers seek, set in the best mountain biking terrain across Asia.
Last year, its trails were used by 140,000 mountain bikers, crosscountry skiers and hikers.
"South Limburg is already a cycling paradise and is becoming even more attractive for mountain bikers from the Netherlands and far beyond.
"With the best mountain bikers in the world a permanent feature of the race, more and more amateur riders are discovering the great riding the area has to offer, and enjoying lining up next to their idols for some unique early season racing," organisers explain.
The remote area is popular with walkers and mountain bikers.
A SHEEP has been un-baa-lievably rescued by mountain bikers after being stuck in a hole - for a whole week!
CAMPAIGNERS who helped restore a historic wood in Mirfield have hit back at mountain bikers who destroyed much of their good work.
CYCLISTS' lives are being put at risk as popular off-road trails are being sabotaged with dangerous obstacles being strewn across tracks, according to a group of mountain bikers.
It has essentially been taken over by mountain bikers.
SABOTEURS who used fishing line to set traps for mountain bikers have been branded "morons".