MARIN COUNTY (KCBS) – Mountain bikers in Marin County want more access to trails where they are currently prohibited.READ MORE: Amazon Web Services Reports Major Outage; Netflix, Venmo, Instacart Among Many Affected Sites
Cycling advocates say riders have complete access in places like Sonoma and Santa Cruz, but not in Marin County. They have organized a group with a goal to get local agencies to free up more trails for biking.READ MORE: 'Prolific' San Francisco Retail Theft Suspect Back In Jail After New Arrest
Some environmentalists said it’s not a good idea due to impact on the actual trails and wildlife in the areas.MORE NEWS: Monterey County Employee Dies While Driving Heavy Equipment to Jobsite
Mountain bikes are allowed on fire trails, but cyclists said that is only 9 percent of county lands, when they represent 40 percent of open-space visitors.