Mountain biking has grown in popularity since the 1970s. Trails for all levels of skill are available and can be beautiful and exhilarating. Take this quiz to learn more about discovering mountain bike trails.
When did mountain biking start to grow as a sport?
What mountain biking group was formed in 1988?
International Mountain Bicycling Association
International Cycling Union
When was mountain biking added as an Olympic sporting event?
Which mountain biking group has made significant contributions of time to trail work projects?
National Off Road Biking Association (NORBA)
International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)
How do you determine whether you can handle a trail?
trail rating system
guide books and Websites
What is the rating for the most challenging trail?
double black diamond
What type of trail is fun for those who like to speed?
short trails with obstacles
How should you prepare for a ride?
study the trail map
no preparation is necessary
stock up on junk food
When preparing for a longer cross-country mountain bike outing, what item should you leave at home?