Thursday, 21 May 2009

What to do in Winter - Mountain Biking!!!

Today I am going to talk about Mountain Biking as a winter activity. Mountain Biking is one of the most challenging and physically demanding sports. So if you are looking for a challenge this winter or are just wanting to stay fit and healthy then mountain biking is the way to go....

The great thing about Mountain Biking is that it can be done anywhere and can also be enjoyed by the whole family. The different mountain biking events that take place all over the country are really wonderful social events that cater for the whole family, whether you are participating or just being a spectator.

There are a few different styles of mountain biking, but the most popular for the adventure enthusiast is cross country. This is where you get the opportunity to cycle through mountains, coastal forests or through game reserves. Mountain Biking is a sport that can be enjoyed all year round, but is far better during the winter months, as the conditions are better suited.

Mountain Biking is not an expensive activity, all that is required is a mountain bike, helmet and reflective clothing if cycling in bad light. Most places that offer mountain biking as a holiday activity will have the equipment for hire. So if you are looking for something social and different to do this winter, why not get out there and start cycling. You really won’t be disappointed, it is quite addictive once you get going.

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