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The mountain biking Why is called MTB?

MTB, the full name of the mountain bike, translation of mountain bike. Originated in the United States, the American youth for stimulus, driving off-road motorcycle race venue bike tricks game derived models developed. It is reported that the name of the (mountain bike) is the the bike fanatics Jim Mike Ream from St. Barbara is one of the first to use, he suggested that these types of modified bicycle named mountain bike.
Earliest cross-country mountain biking, is a student of the University of California, Scott (James Finley Scott), he is first converted into ordinary bike mountain bike style. After the cross-country movement gradually popular in Europe and the United States, and the formation of a tournament. First mountain bike race is held in the City of San Francisco (San Francisco) in the 1970s, has received more attention and love this game more and more. In 1990, the International Cycling Union (UCI) recognized this sport, held its first World Cup in 1991.
The 1996 Olympics mountain bike cross-country officially classified as a bicycle race of Olympic Games projects. Mountain race, players must have good endurance, balance the ability and the capacity to stay ahead of the competition in the bumpy, and the future is difficult to predict the course of the race. Bike the venue race and road race pavement is flat, while the Olympic mountain bike race (motocross) is different from both the game, because the Olympic Games mountain bike race using flat tires both large particles tooth tire, aerodynamic considerations ingredient than requirements, tire friction and grip, and to adapt to a variety of road track. Throughout the race, which the various collision occur, thus players have the ability to schedule them at any time repair mountain bike components, structure and performance, so as a racer must have a certain understanding, so as to protection to deal promptly and effectively with problems occur at any time in the game.

 
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