Tag: mtbo racing

Introduction to MTBO Event Development

The sport of mountain bike orienteering (MTBO) is a mountain bike race where riders use a map and compass to navigate the course by finding orange/white flags (controls or checkpoints) in the correct order. The goal of any MTBO racer is to be the fastest rider to find all of the controls (in the correct...

/ April 1, 2015

MTBO Worlds Tech Overview

To promote 2009 World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships event organizers produced an Event Website, a YouTube Channel, and hinted towards the ability to track racers live via the web.

/ August 19, 2009

The Cost of Sanctions

Ever wonder what it costs an MTBO Event Organizer to get their race sanctioned by the IOF? Neither did we until we started trolling the various documents on the IOF website!

/ June 8, 2009

MTBO Camps Build Winners

Camps promote repetitive technical work, intervals, endurance rides, and strength training as hallmarks of a good mountain bike and orienteering training programs.

/ June 2, 2009

MTBO Race Formats (Part II)

Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) can consist of several styles of race formats that include three distinct categories: Competitive, Alternative, and Experimental.

/ May 1, 2009

MTBO Race Formats (Part I)

Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) can consist of several styles of race formats that include three distinct categories: Competitive, Alternative, and Experimental.

/ March 28, 2009