The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

New Group Fighting For Bikes In Wilderness Areas - Brevard NC


A new group has been created to fight the ban on mountain bikes in wilderness areas on public land. The Sustainable Trails Coalition (STC) seeks to open areas designated wilderness by Congress to mountain bikes.

Ted Stroll, who is an attorney in California, is leading STC’s effort.

He became interested in the issue after the loss of mountain bike access on large tracts of land in the western U.S.

“Our legislative program is tailored and would give local managers the discretion to allow bikes wherever, and it’s not a blanket policy,” said Stroll. “We are not advocating for...

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