The US Forest Service has proposed big changes to the policy that guides its decisions on public lands. It could result in the exclusion of public from the decision making process. Some see this as a good thing for trail maintenance and construction, while others see it as a step backward.
The Bitterroot Valley in Montana offers excellent singletrack trails for mountain bikers to explore. Unfortunately, trails in this area have recently closed to bikes, and more are under threat of closure. Lee rides 'em while he can.