What is a dual slalom race?
Dual slalom is an older mountain bike racing discipline similar to 4X racing. It consists of two racers racing two almost identical tracks next to each other down a slope. The courses are usually short; one run lasting about 30 seconds. It is filled with tabletop jumps, doubles and bermed turns.
How does dual slalom work?
The details are simple: dual slalom consists of two racers battling it out next to each other on two almost identical single track courses. In less than a minute, these riders must race against each other while navigating berm turns, tabletop jumps, drop in sections, and their own speed.
What is MTB 4X?
Four-cross (4X), also called mountain-cross, not to be confused with fourcross, is a relatively new style of mountain bike racing where four bikers race downhill on a prepared, BMX-like track, simply trying to get down first.
Who makes cross mountain bikes?
Cross LTD is a Bulgarian Company established in 1995 specialized in bicycle manufacturing. Both brands – Cross and Crosser are registered trade marks for our bikes and wheels. We have a designer’s team in house, which responsibility is to develop a wide range of new models every year.
Can I race cyclocross on a gravel bike?
In short, yes. Absolutely. And a cyclocross bike can easily tackle gravel events. It’s like using an aero TT bike with a straight block cassette to climb the Alps.
Are cross mountain bikes good?
This bike is one of the most affordable out there if you only want something simple as an introduction to mountain biking. There are drawbacks in the weight, suspension and some of the features. The Cross mountain bike is still responsive, attractive and a good choice for complete novices.
Is cross good bike?
Cyclocross bikes are very versatile They make great commuters with a comfortable, relatively upright riding position and wheels and tyres designed to take a beating. With a set of mudguards a ‘cross bike is just about the perfect ride to get you from point A to point B and back.