Posts Tagged ‘mountain biking’

Mountain Biking Past and Present

Mountain biking first started becoming popular in the 1970s.  The term ‘mountain bike’ is basically a bicycle which is designed for off-road use, travelling over rocks, through woods, steep inclines, dirt trails and generally rough terrain. The history of mountain biking is a bit of a mish mash of cyclo-cross from Europe and the Roughstuff […]

Cycling In London 2012 Olympic Games

A recent BBC article entitled “London 2012: Chain reaction – how cycling went mainstream” highlights the upsurge in the popularity of cycling. Cyclists have been racing each other in clubs and associations since the 19th century when the first bicycles or ‘velocipedes’ were developed. Over the years new trends in cycling have created new enthusiasts, […]