The activity consist in riding a bike in different reliefs. You need a good physical condition to ride the bike and do some trekking in the mountains.
It was born in France, in the XX century. Today it's a very popular sport and it was a sport by trade in 1925.
In 1950 was recognize by the Internacional Union of Bicycles.
In Chile you can practice the mountainbike in the north and in the Central Valley, thanks to their beautiful landscapes and favorable weather.
In the south and the patagonia you can get some rural paths and the Austral Highway to practice this sport.
- Basic Aspects
You only need to know how to ride a bicycle.
You need an appropiate equipment and take care of the enviroment. Let the authorities know about your itinerary.