July 29, 2014 Login  

What is wrong with some people?
Last Post 06/24/2014 06:56 PM by Justin jmdirt. 6 Replies.
Printer Friendly
You are not authorized to post a reply.
Author Messages


06/20/2014 01:20 PM
Why would anyone ever do this: http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/more-booby-traps-found-on-mountain-biking-trails-this-time-near-carbondale


06/20/2014 01:24 PM
Because they can't have it their way via normal methods and feel the need to resort to this crap. We get it in North Van too. People have been stealing trail markers and pulling sticks on to trails or sometimes worse with larger logs pulled into blind corners or drops. There are a few folks that don't feel that mountain bikes belong in the woods and need to be contained in some fashion like at the Whistler bike park. Certain citizens send e-mails almost daily to the City and District politicians and have been for years. Riding brings money to the North Shore as riders spend money at the shops, buy lunch and coffee etc. Therefore the nay sayers are not getting their way and sometimes they resort to booby trapping trails.


06/20/2014 02:43 PM
You should try dealing with the Appalachian Trail nuttos


06/20/2014 03:40 PM
The cowardice act of a disturbed individual.


06/20/2014 08:02 PM
I've seen this on mtb trails. our case was nutjub tree huggers. True believers.


06/20/2014 08:42 PM
A version of Eco-terrorism.


06/24/2014 06:56 PM

I don't remember the exact details because I was about 12 years old, but in the late 70's hunters were trying to keep motos off of their favorite killing zones, logging roads. Someone strung a thin cable across a road to cause motos to crash. As you can guess the cable hit the front tire, flung up and killed a guy. I was a nervous kid for a while when we were riding the dirt roads to get to tracks or hillclimbs.

In addition to advertising well for my LBS sponsor, this is another reason that I am friendly to all trail users. I want them to like mountain bikers, and be glad to share the trail with us.
You are not authorized to post a reply.

Active Forums 4.1

Latest Forum Posts

Taylor's leg posted in Professional Racing

This Looks Fun!! posted in Gear Advice

Awesome performance by the Lanterne Rouge posted in Professional Racing

shaving time off your next race posted in Gear Advice

HUGE props to Nibali..... posted in Professional Racing

No articles match criteria.
  Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy  Copyright 2008-2013 by VeloNation LLC