A good win for MTBer and hikers

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  1. Jay H

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    http://www.dailyrecord.com/news/03/04/01/news9-park.htm

    A good win for personal responsibility! If this guy was to get his way, it would mean either less trails to ride or hike on, and/or paved trails which isn't that fun. There are alot of places that are deemed private property in NY and many parks in NJ that would probably not allow biking or hiking if it wasn't for this Landowner Liability Act, protecting landowners from lawsuits from the result of either biking, hiking, etc. This guy who was out riding with his kid should not of been on the trail if he either didn't feel comfortable, wasn't skilled enough, or wasn't prepared to deal with the consequences. I've been to Lewis Morris, I've had a few races there, there are sections where it is basically a rail-trail (Patriot's Path) and there are sections which are fireroads and sections where there are more technical stuff.

    There are some peaks in the Catskills and NE that happen to be on private property. This law if properly enforced should allow these lands to be available for us hikers or bikers and protect them from frivolous lawsuits.

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  2. Andrej Dolenc

    Andrej Dolenc Stunt Coordinator

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    Amen to that.

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