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Noun, Adjective

A type of off-road cycling involving technical riding on trails

Example usage: I'm going mountain biking on a MTB-trail this weekend.

Most used in: Countries with mountainous terrain.

Most used by: Mountain bikers and experienced cyclists.

Popularity: 8/10

Comedy Value: 4/10

Also see: Mountain Bike Trail, Singletrack, XC Trail, Downhill Trail,

What is a MTB-Trail?

Mountain Bike Trails (MTB-Trails) are specially prepared off-road trails designed for mountain biking. They are usually designed to provide an enjoyable and challenging ride for mountain bikers from beginner to expert levels. MTB Trails are usually composed of dirt, gravel, sand, or other natural terrain, with obstacles such as rocks, logs, and drops added to increase the difficulty.

MTB-Trails can range from easy, flat, and wide trails to technical, narrow, and steep trails. The difficulty of the trail is usually determined by the amount of climbing, the amount of technical features, and the amount of exposure.

According to the International Mountain Bicycling Association, there are over 200,000 miles of trails in the United States, with more being added every year. Mountain biking is a popular activity among all age groups and continues to grow in popularity.

Whether you are looking for an easy trail to explore with your family, or a challenging trail to push your skills, there is an MTB-Trail that is perfect for you.

The History of the Term 'MTB-Trail'

The term 'MTB-Trail' was first used in the late 1980s in the United States to describe off-road trails specifically designed for mountain biking. The term was first used by bikers and cycling enthusiasts in the United States, but has since spread to other parts of the world.

The term was first used to describe a type of off-road terrain that was specifically designed for mountain biking. The trails usually feature a variety of terrain, such as rocks, roots, and other obstacles, and are designed to challenge the rider's skill and endurance. The trails are typically designed to be ridden in one direction, and often have jumps, drops, and other features to add to the challenge.

Today, the term 'MTB-Trail' is used to describe any off-road trail specifically designed for mountain biking. The term is used by riders and cycling enthusiasts around the world, and has become an integral part of the mountain biking culture.

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