Wilderness Bill Is a Dead End for Bicyclists
A letter to the editor
Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, Letters to the Editor, February 26, 2005.
Re “Lost Coast Finds New Guardians,” Feb. 20: As a mountain bike advocate and environmentalist, I have spent more than 18 years trying to build a coalition between mountain bicyclists and the environmental movement. On most things we agree, but designated wilderness is certainly our most thorny issue. The 1964 Wilderness Act did not ban bikes, but when 1984 regulations did, they positioned mountain bicyclists and wilderness advocates as opponents. This need not be the case.
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JIM HASENAUER Woodland Hills
(This letter is a response to this article in the LA Times.)