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11-27-05, 03:11 PM
. . .is a term I hear and read about from you folks in the mountain biking world. What's it mean?
11-27-05, 03:29 PM
Usually refered to something that is technically tough. Obstacles, roots, rocks make it technical. The bigger and more variety, the more technical.
11-27-05, 06:35 PM
basically as Mael said it will make you use more gears, thought,brakes ,acceleration,and guts .
it can be rocks, roots, short steep hills, tight turns,log piles, sand. a combination of all is a good technical trail to me.
my favorite trails have a lot of elevation changes with the obstacles mixed in the ups and downs, especially roots and rocks in a tight turning downhill. a technical climb is cool too