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Re: “Fighting for Their Right to Bike

kulas: The public should not have have to "negotiate" the right to use existing trails on public land. Why should the second-largest group of park users (bicyclists) vote to spend $500 million on trails from which they are 85% excluded? Seems like you're the one being childlike and selfish -- by demanding that cyclists pay for trails they can't use, but you can.

Let's defuse the inevitable environmental argument before it starts: people on bicycles have the same impact on trails as people on foot, and far less than people on horses. (Bicyclists cannot ride "wherever"...they have to ride on trails, because they don't have a 40HP motor or four metal-shod feet, just leg muscles.)

Finally: How come it takes a bunch of *MOUNTAIN BIKERS* to point out that the EBRPD is running their land like an agribusiness, not a parks system? Where's the Sierra Club? Where's the Audubon Society? Over 5,000 cattle and 1,000 sheep grazing our parks down to bare dirt, invasive weeds, and cow pies...and people *riding bicycles on trails* is the problem?

Posted by getoutside on 10/29/2008 at 2:46 PM

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