Users' questions

What are all terrain bikes called?

What are all terrain bikes called?

Mountain bike
Mountain bike, all-terrain bike, off-road bike: no matter what you call it, the sturdy, knobby-tired two-wheeler is catching on like wildfire.

How does mountain bike orienteering work?

“Mountain bike orienteering is also a sport of multitasking. You’re trying to read the map while you’re riding, figure out the fastest route plus pay attention to what obstacles are in front of your bike.

What is the difference between MTB and road bike?

Mountain bikes and road bikes serve completely different purposes. What’s the difference between a mountain bike and a road bike? The main difference is speed and endurance. A road bike is meant for riding longer distances at higher speeds, MTB’s are meant to ride off-road and are less suitable for long distances.

What is competitive orienteering?

Orienteering is a group of sports that require navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain whilst moving at speed. Participants are given a topographical map, usually a specially prepared orienteering map, which they use to find control points.

Which is the best bike for daily use?

Top 10 Best Bikes for Daily Use in India for 2021

  • Bajaj Pulsar BS6. Pulsar is easily India’s most trusted 150cc bike claiming an incredibly high mileage of 65 kmpl.
  • Hero Splendor Plus.
  • Next-Gen Royal Enfield Classic 350.
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3.
  • Yamaha FZS-FI V3.
  • Honda Shine.
  • TVS Apache RTR 160 4V.
  • Bajaj Platina 100 ES Drum.

What is the best brand of bike?


  • Trek Bicycle Corporation.
  • Connondale.
  • Kona Bikes.
  • Colnago.
  • Bianchi.
  • Raleigh.
  • Cervelo.
  • Orbea.

What are the basic orienteering skills?

Basic Orienteering Skills

  • Folding the map.
  • Thumbing the map.
  • Orientating the map to north (with ground or compass)
  • Reading features on the map.
  • Taking a compass bearing.
  • Following a compass bearing.
  • Pacing.
  • Judging Distance.

What is night orienteering?

Night orienteering: racing against the clock in city or countryside.

Which bikes are best for long rides?

Top Bikes for Long Rides in India – Top Touring Bikes in India

  • Bajaj Avenger Street 160.
  • Bajaj Dominar 250.
  • KTM 250 Adventure.
  • KTM 390 Adventure.
  • Bajaj Dominar 400.
  • Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220.
  • Bajaj Pulsar 220 F.

Is MTB harder than road cycling?

Mountain bike trails often have sharp, steep climbs, while roads usually stick to milder, more consistent grades. However, roads can have steep grades and quick reversals, just like mountain bike trails can be flat. A road ride in the mountains is certainly more difficult than a MTB ride on a railroad-grade trail.

What is the golden rule of orienteering?

The golden rule of orienteering is you must report to the download tent whether or not you complete your course. If you don’t, the organisers will spend hours out in the forest looking for you after the event has ended.

How can I practice orienteering?

How to Improve Your Orienteering

  1. Before you start study the map and legend.
  2. Don’t think of the competition as a race.
  3. Never run at absolute top speed.
  4. Try not to stop.
  5. Don’t stand still if you’re lost and can’t work it out.
  6. Don’t run on ‘feel’.

What kind of Sport is MTB Orienteering?

MTB Orienteering is the sport of cross country cycling, combining riding and navigation. Using specially produced maps, riders navigate their way along roads, tracks and trails to control markers (checkpoints) placed at specific locations.

What are the different types of orienteering activities?

Precision Orienteering is also known as Trail Orienteering or TrailO. It is one of the four different types of orienteering that is governed by the International Orienteering Federation. Like Ski Orienteering, TrailO is an activity that is organized and not recreational. Unlike SkiO, Trail Orienteering is concerned with accuracy and not speed.

How are control markers used in MTB Orienteering?

Using specially produced maps, riders navigate their way along roads, tracks and trails to control markers (checkpoints) placed at specific locations. Interpreting the map to decide which is the best way from one control to the next introduces some challenge, so that it’s not all about speed.

How does orienteering work in cross country skiing?

Ski orienteering combines cross-country skiing with navigation focusing primarily on route choice. Ski-orienteers are provided a topographic map that shows trail navigability in the snow. The map is carried using a map holder strapped on the chest. Competitors sometimes might be forbidden to leave the trails.