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Mountain biking

Index Mountain biking

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes. [1]

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Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

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Bicycle frame

A bicycle frame is the main component of a bicycle, onto which wheels and other components are fitted.

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Bicycle gearing

Bicycle gearing is the aspect of a bicycle drivetrain that determines the relation between the cadence, the rate at which the rider pedals, and the rate at which the drive wheel turns.

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Bicycle handlebar

A bicycle handlebar or bicycle handlebars is the steering control for bicycles; it is the equivalent of a steering wheel for vehicles and vessels.

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Bicycle helmet

A bicycle helmet is designed to attenuate impacts to the head of a cyclist in falls while minimizing side effects such as interference with peripheral vision.

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Bicycle pedal

The bicycle pedal is the part of a bicycle that the rider pushes with their foot to propel the bicycle.

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Bicycle pump

A bicycle pump is a type of positive-displacement air pump specifically designed for inflating bicycle tires.

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Bicycle suspension

Bicycle suspension is the system, or systems, used to suspend the rider and bicycle in order to insulate them from the roughness of the terrain.

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Bicycle tools

Various bicycle tools have evolved over the years into specialized tools for working on a bicycle.

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BMX, an abbreviation for bicycle motocross or bike motocross, is a cycle sport performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX, or else in general on- or off-road recreation.

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Buffalo Soldier

Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior that administers more than of public lands in the United States which constitutes one-eighth of the landmass of the country.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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CamelBak Products, LLC (stylized as CK) is an outdoors equipment company based in Petaluma, California, best known for its hydration products, such as hydration packs and water bottles.

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Carbon dioxide

Carbon dioxide (chemical formula) is a colorless gas with a density about 60% higher than that of dry air.

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Cédric Gracia

Cédric Gracia (born 23 March 1978 in Pau, France) is a French mountain biker, who now lives in Andorra with his team manager’s wife.

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Charlie Kelly (businessman)

Charles Richard "Charlie" Kelly (born 1945) was an early pioneer in the development of modern mountain bicycles.

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On a bicycle, the cogset or cluster is the set of multiple sprockets that attaches to the hub on the rear wheel.

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Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail is a long-distance trail running for from the mouth of Waterton Canyon southwest of Denver to Durango in Colorado, United States.

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Contact patch

Contact patch is the portion of a vehicle's tire that is in actual contact with the road surface.

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Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte is a home rule municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States.

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Cross-country cycling

Cross-country (XC) cycling is a discipline of mountain biking.

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Cruiser bicycle

A cruiser bicycle, also known as a beach cruiser or (formerly) motobike, is a bicycle that usually combines balloon tires, an upright seating posture, a single-speed drivetrain, and straightforward steel construction with expressive styling.

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Cupertino, California

Cupertino is a U.S. city in Santa Clara County, California, directly west of San Jose on the western edge of the Santa Clara Valley with portions extending into the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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Cycling advocacy

Cycling advocacy consists of activities that call for, promote or enable increased adoption and support for cycling and improved safety and convenience for cyclists, usually within urbanized areas or semi-urban regions.

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Cycling glove

Cycling gloves are gloves designed for cycling.

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Cycling shoe

Cycling shoes are shoes purpose-built for cycling.

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Cyclocross (sometimes cyclo-cross, CX, cyclo-X or cross) is a form of bicycle racing.

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Derailleur gears

Derailleur gears are a variable-ratio transmission system commonly used on bicycles, consisting of a chain, multiple sprockets of different sizes, and a mechanism to move the chain from one sprocket to another.

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Dirt jumping

Dirt jumping is one of the names given to the practice of riding bikes over jumps made of dirt or soil and becoming airborne.

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Disc brake

A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.

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Downhill mountain biking

Downhill mountain biking (DH) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles.

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Enduro (mountain biking)

Enduro in its most basic definition is a type of mountain bike racing where the downhills are timed, and the uphills are not.

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Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, equus, horseman, horse), more often known as riding, horse riding (British English) or horseback riding (American English), refers to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses.

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A firebreak is a gap in vegetation or other combustible material that acts as a barrier to slow or stop the progress of a bushfire or wildfire.

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Freeride is a discipline of mountain biking closely related to downhill biking and dirt jumping focused on tricks, style, and technical trail features.

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Fuji Bikes

Fuji Bikes is a brand of bicycles and cycling equipment currently owned by Advanced Sports International.

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Gary Fisher

Gary Christopher Fisher (born November 5, 1950) is considered one of the inventors of the modern mountain bike.

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Geoff Apps

Geoffrey Cleland Apps (born London, England, 1949) is an English pioneer of mountain bikes.

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Glossary of cycling

This is a glossary of terms and jargon used in cycling, mountain biking, and cycle sport.

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GPS navigation device

A GPS navigation device, GPS receiver, or simply GPS is a device that is capable of receiving information from GPS satellites and then to calculate the device's geographical position.

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Great Divide Trail

The Great Divide Trail (GDT), is a wilderness hiking trail in the Canadian Rockies.

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Hydration system

A hydration system is an apparatus used in recreation and other sustained outdoor activities.

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International Mountain Bicycling Association

The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is a non-profit educational association whose mission is to create, enhance and preserve trail opportunities for mountain bikers worldwide.

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Joe Breeze

Joe Breeze (born 1953) is a bicycle framebuilder, designer and advocate from Marin County, California.

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Keith Bontrager

Keith Bontrager (born December 18, 1954) is a motorcycle racer who became a pioneer in the development of the modern mountain bike.

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Kinetic energy

In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion.

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Klunkerz: A Film About Mountain Bikes

Klunkerz: A Film About Mountain Bikes is a 2006 documentary about mountain bike history during its formative period in Northern California.

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The Leatt-Brace is a neck brace designed to help reduce neck injuries in helmeted sports, including Supercross, motocross, enduro, roadracing, downhill-type mountain biking, BMX, ATV, street riding, karting, and snowmobiling.

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List of professional mountain bikers

A list of Professional Mountain Bikers.

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Marin County, California

Marin County is a county located in the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.

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Mental chronometry

Mental chronometry is the use of response time in perceptual-motor tasks to infer the content, duration, and temporal sequencing of cognitive operations.

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Missoula, Montana

Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County.

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Mixed terrain cycle touring

Mixed terrain cycle touring, nicknamed "rough riding" in North America and "rough stuff" in Europe, involves cycling over a variety of surfaces and topography on a single route, with a single bicycle.

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Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits.

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Mount Tamalpais

Mount Tamalpais (Coast Miwok:, known locally as Mount Tam) is a peak in Marin County, California, United States, often considered symbolic of Marin County.

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Mountain bike

A mountain bike or mountain bicycle (abbreviated Mtn Bike or MTB) is a bicycle designed for off-road cycling.

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Mountain Bike Hall of Fame

The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame (MBHOF) was founded in 1988 to chronicle the history of mountain biking.

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Mountain bike orienteering

Mountain bike orienteering (MTB-O or MTBO) is an orienteering endurance racing sport on a mountain bike where navigation is done along trails and tracks.

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Mountain bike racing

Mountain bike racing (shortened MTB or ATB racing) is the competitive cycle sport discipline of mountain biking held on off-road terrain.

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A pannier is a basket, bag, box, or similar container, carried in pairs either slung over the back of a beast of burden, or attached to the sides of a bicycle or motorcycle.

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Ray's MTB Indoor Park

Ray's MTB Indoor Park is located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States and is the world's first multi-terrain indoor bike park.

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Road bicycle

The term road bicycle is used to describe bicycles built for traveling at speed on paved roads.

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Road debris

Road debris, a form of road hazard, is debris on or off a road.

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Schwinn Bicycle Company

The Schwinn Bicycle Company was founded by German-born mechanical engineer Ignaz Schwinn (1860–1945) in Chicago in 1895.

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Seed dispersal

Seed dispersal is the movement or transport of seeds away from the parent plant.

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Shank (footwear)

In a boot or shoe, the shank is a part of the supportive structure between the insole and outsole.

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Single track (mountain biking)

Singletrack (or single track) describes a type of mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike.

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Single-speed bicycle

A single-speed bicycle is a type of bicycle with a single gear ratio.

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Ski resort

A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports.

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Specialized Bicycle Components

Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., commonly called Specialized, is a United States-based company that designs, manufactures and markets bicycles, bicycle components and related products under the brand name "Specialized".

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Specialized Stumpjumper

The Specialized Stumpjumper is a mountain bike produced by Specialized Bicycle Components.

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A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, or cogs, that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material.

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A stretcher, litter, or pram is an apparatus used for moving patients who require medical care.

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Summer Olympic Games

The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.

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The Great Mountain Biking Video

The Great Mountain Biking Video is a mountain biking instructional videotape, produced in 1987 and released in 1988 by San Diego, USA video production company New & Unique Videos.

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Tom Ritchey

Tom Ritchey (born 1956) is an American bicycle frame builder, Category 1 racer, fabricator, designer, and founder of.

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A trail is usually a path, track or unpaved lane or road.

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The tread of a tire or track refers to the rubber on its circumference that makes contact with the road or the ground.

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Trek Bicycle Corporation

Trek Bicycle Corporation is a bicycle and cycling product manufacturer and distributor under brand names Trek, Electra Bicycle Company, Gary Fisher, Bontrager, Diamant Bikes, Villiger Bikes and, until 2008, LeMond Racing Cycles and Klein.

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Union Cycliste Internationale

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI;, International Cycling Union) is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events.

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Utility cycling

Utility cycling encompasses any cycling done simply as a means of transport rather than as a sport or leisure activity.

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.

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29er (bicycle)

29ers or two-niners are mountain bikes and hybrid bikes that are built to use 700c or 622 mm ISO (inside rim diameter) wheels, commonly called 29" wheels.

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