Off-Road Mountain Biking: A profile of participants, setting and preferences, by Gordan Cessford, 1995
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks are due to Mike Edginton, Steve Sutton and Chris Jenkins of the Department of Conservation for their assistance, and particularly to Mike Edginton for advice and feedback. The study sample was based upon race-entrants to the 1993 `Karapoti Classic' and `Orongorongo Classic' mountain bike races, and thanks are also due to the event organisers: Simon and Paul Kennett, and Noel Scherp for allowing the use of the respective entry-lists. Thanks are also due to Lynette Clelland who carried out the final editing of the report. Finally, thanks to the 504 mountain bike riders for taking the time to complete and return the questionnaires.


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