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Mountain bikers in the face of adversity: Bikes on rævegrav

- The first problem is that there is someone who has asked us about it.

so begins Steen Bonne Rasmussen, who is a forester at Naturstyrelsen Kronjylland, his criticism of an off-road mountainbikerute in the Hills of Mols in a feature on TV 2 Østjylland.

- But what makes it worse, is that the route is constructed on top of a gravkompleks with the foxes - and grævlingegrave, which is in the middle of the breeding season. And not just on top, but such that some of the track running down the indgangshullerne, he continues.

One would otherwise think that there are good conditions for mountain biking in the Danish forests. The Danish nature agency informs namely on its website, that the Danish state forests containing more than 60 official MTB track. Marked trails, which in many cases are designed for the sole purpose of sauces mountain bikes into the mud.

See also: the nature lover in the war against cyclists: - I dare not let my grandchildren play in the forest

In the news broadcast on TV 2 Østjylland support Jægerforbundet criticism.

- At this time have the yard put his lambs, and leverets. And they do not tolerate that at all times of the day are distractions from the cyclists, " says Jens Bjørn Andersen, which is Jægerforbundets representative in Nationalparkbestyrelsen.

Here one can also see that there has been hung barrier tape up in the area and laid the branches out on the trail to keep mountain bikers from a distance.

Who made the unofficial route is not known, but it stands to Nature, they should immediately sign up.

TV 2 Østjylland report that they have been in contact with several mountainbikeklubber, which takes distance from the off-road route in the Hills of Mols.

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