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Is Trail Riding Damaging the Environment?

Mountain biking causes some wear and tear to trails, but is it any more damaging than walking? Or horse riding? Jon Sparks investigates
Trail erosion

When trails become eroded, mountain bikers often get the blame. I wonder about this. Is it fair? Having ridden certain trails several times myself, am I partly responsible? Well, mountain bikes certainly can cause trail erosion. But then all outdoor activities can cause erosion. Walking certainly can.

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