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folks seem to be confusing "federal lands" with wilderness. IMBA advocates extensively for MTBs on federal lands. wilderness is only one type of federal land, a tiny tiny percentage.
I think IMBA has done a great job of collaborating to get all kinds of access for mountain bike trails. Just look at their advocacy page. If a new area comes up for wilderness designation, our IMBA rep does a great job communicating which trails/ areas are appropriate for mountain bikes and activly advocating for…
As a wilderness user as well as an avid bike packer and mountain biker, I am defiantly in the minority in being anti bikes in wilderness, or so it seems... Weird that a yearish ago the surveys by IMBA? Singletracks? were at 50/50 pro/con... anyway, I think it's important to maintain the wilderness act as…
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