Why Off-Road Bicycling Should be Prohibited
The Effects of Mountain Biking on Wildlife and People
Vandeman, Michael J.http://home.pacbell.net/mjvande/mtb
Date Written: 31/05/1997
Year Published: 1997
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX10458
To most environmentalists, bicycles have always been the epitome of good. We are so used to comparing bikes to cars, that it never occurred to us that the bicycle would be ever used for anything bad. Indeed, replacing motor vehicles with bicycles deserves our adoration. But anything can be used for good or evil, and using bikes to expand human domination of wildlife habitat is clearly harmful.