Marin County Park Rangers To Begin Enforcing MTB Speed Limits

Marin County Park Rangers To Begin Enforcing MTB Speed Limits

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Marin County Park Rangers To Begin Enforcing MTB Speed Limits

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California is getting seriously crowed.

These days, outdoor receptionists are hard pressed to find an empty trailhead, lineup, or ski area in the Golden State even in the wee hours of the morning. It’s that over crowding, which is resulting in the enforcement of speed limits on mountain bikers in Marin County, CA reports CBS SF Bay Area. In order to provide a more cordial experience between hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers, park rangers will be employing the use of radar guns to keep tabs on speeds in the mountain bike Mecca.

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The speed limits have existed for some time but this will be the first instance in which Park Rangers will aggressively monitor speeds within the area. However, the problem is not just limited to mountain bikers. Horses are also to blame and horse back riders will be held accountable as well. That said, the practice of using radar guns is in its “education period” and park officials said that it will be sometime before they begin issuing tickets.

Find the entire article here: Bicyclists To Face Speed Traps On Marin County Trails

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