The popularity of mountain biking is not a discovery to anyone. This sport's success speeding up is constant and obvious to citizens of many countries. And it is clear almost to everyone that mountain biking history counts few centuries. However, exact details and historical facts often are left in the shadow.
The intensive history of mountain bike (with the place for real mountain bike world cup) starts a little bit more than twenty years ago. This sport development passed through such numerous difficult stages as special bike designing, special material creating, new methods and tricks with usage of steel, aluminum, magnesium, carbon and their different solutions. Another group of problems was connected with certain rules development. Nobody talked about exact bike sport rules and regulation before emergence of new sport line that was stated in mountain bike world cup.
The event of mountain biking birth took place in the sixties years of the last century. New independent tastes and freedom possibilities gave to the humanity drugs, unlimited sex, life without rules, milliards of independent thoughts and voices, rock n? roll and quick and intensive push of youth to the mountains. For some time the sport, had not a finished structure and exact rules content but it positively got birth.
So the new breathe of freshness created necessity of new ways time spending: incredibly innovated, dangerous and relaxing at the same time. The wave of fans crowd responded in thousand countries. All traditional national variants of one sport in basis were gathered and structured in common event of mountain bike world cup. Many nations were really united in development of new extraordinary dangerous sport equipment. The
Mountain Bike World Cup famous as The UCI presents the row of annual mountain bike races that are always strictly organized by Union Cycliste Internationale.
The first memorable event of Mountain Bike World Cup took place in 1991. The performance was held in the cross-country; the discipline of downhill appeared as additional event in 1993.
1998 year brought a new addition. The innovation was represented by dual discipline although the life did not support it as separate event for along. In 2002 it was replaced with 4-cross task. The variety of mountain bikers? tasks is really multifarious and dangerous.
The mechanism of Mountain Bike World Championship is as follows: the main purpose of all mountain bikers during the year in all mountain bike world cup events and all possible races; the second step is determination of the World Cup Champion. The procedure of determination goes in accordance with gained points. The leader and the winner of the current World Cup is a racer who has gained maximum points. Today the sport is especially popular and widespread in many European countries (