In most physical sports, strength training is an important element for overall performance and the higher the level you compete at, the more of an edge you need to succeed. The training required will take into account the type of sport you are involved in.
In this video, you can see how strength training is used in the sport of mountain biking and how it is part of the many attributes needed to be a fast rider.
As well as hearing about the type of routines they perform, you get to see some of the exercises involved. The exercises covered are squats, deadlifts and plyometrics and you get to see each performed with tips and instruction from the strength and conditioning coach.
So if you want to bike faster or want some ideas to perform better at your sport, just go ahead and watch the video.