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noun, acronym

Cross country mountain biking

Example usage: I'm a fan of XC-MTB and enjoy riding trails in the forest.

Most used in: Mountain biking communities in Europe, North America, and Australasia.

Most used by: Cyclists who enjoy riding off-road in a cross-country setting.

Popularity: 8/10

Comedy Value: 3/10

Also see: Cross-country mountain biking, XC-MTB, Off-road cycling, Trail riding,


What is XC-MTB in Cycling?

XC-MTB, or Cross-Country Mountain Bike, is a type of cycling that involves riding on trails with a mountain bike. It is the most popular form of mountain biking, as it is suited for both competitive and recreational riders. XC-MTB riders typically compete on trails that involve a variety of terrain, such as gravel, dirt, rocks, and roots. The goal is to complete the trail in the fastest time possible without compromising safety.

XC-MTB events are held all over the world, with the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Series being one of the most prestigious events. In 2019, the UCI World Cup had over 5 million spectators and more than 68,000 registered riders. The event also had a total prize purse of $2.5 million.

XC-MTB is a great way to explore nature and stay fit, and it is suitable for most riders. The only requirements are a mountain bike and a helmet, and riders can find trails almost everywhere. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider, XC-MTB is an exciting and rewarding activity.


What is XC-MTB and Where Did It Come From?

XC-MTB is a term used to refer to Cross Country Mountain Biking, a specific type of cycling. It is believed that the term was first used in the late 1970s in the United States. At the time, mountain biking was just starting to become popular and the term was used to differentiate between different types of cycling.

The first mountain biking competitions began to be held in the early 1980s in the United States. These events featured a variety of different courses, including cross country courses. As a result, the term XC-MTB was used to refer to the cross country events.

Since then, the term has been used to refer to cross country mountain biking all over the world. It has become a widely used term in the mountain biking community and is used to refer to any type of cross country mountain biking event or competition.

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