There are different disciplines associated with mountain biking and while I love the thrill of downhill racing
, I'm not budging from my beloved cross country.
is a little known sport in Britain but has its diehard followers around the world, particularly in the USA.
bikes are equipped with front and rear suspension and large disc brakes, and use heavier frame tubing than other mountain bikes for extra strength.
Billed as "a celebration of the bicycle and music," the festival offers many activities, including road rides, mountain biking, bike polo, pro stunt bike demonstrations, BMX jumping, climbing competition, downhill racing
, kids bike rodeo and many cycling contests.
is the country's only downhill racing
event (August 21- 23), when more than 200 skateboarders, dirt-surfers and gravity bikers take the road from Beachy Head.
The system was designed with downhill racing
bikes in mind but it can actually be fitted to any standard bike," said Andrew.
Events included slalom, giant slalom, duel slalom and boarder-cross - downhill racing
with four competitors.
at Summit West, and downhill racing
beginning at 1:00 p.
Moore began a gold-medal-winning junior amateur downhill racing
career after first experiencing mountain biking at Mammoth at age 6.
If you ache for the thrill of downhill racing
but don't live where it snows, forget sledding.
the Cat 2 and Cat 3 downhill racing
will be held from 10 a.