Langkawi has earned its colours for becoming a destination for eco and sports tourism such as the Tour De Langkawi and the Iron Man competition.One popular activity of the local population is off road mountain biking.There are mountain bike clubs in the town of Kuah and Padang Matsirat.You can catch them especially during weekends or public holidays when they go for their off road biking trails through the backroads and up into the hills for their spills and thrills. A local cycling sports adventure company  offers off road mountain biking tours for amateurs or serious mountain bikers who are interested to ride with the local bike clubs.