Mountain biking is popular all over the world – and we have great terrain and trails right here in Ontario. It’s great exercise and offers an awesome way to discover the outside world with your mountain bike wheels in motion!
We’ll teach you how to choose the right bike for you, how to maintain it and help build your confidence so you can enjoy mountain biking safely.
In this project, you’ll learn:
- How to properly wear the necessary equipment
- Mountain biking techniques
- How to choose and repair tires
- Proper hydration and nutrition for high-exertion activities
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Did you know?
Mountain biking, or more specifically, cross country, became an Olympic sport in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.