Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Fix the dirt path, too

    I am all in favor of the bike path being repaired. I am an avid cyclist and car-less, but I also highly advise that the dirt walking/running path alongside the trail remain intact and be improved.
    It would be silly not to make these improvements while the pavement is being improved. It would be so nice to have it wide enough for two people to run side by side and also go completely the length of the entire path north-south next to Highway 75 and around Elkhorn, out to Trail Creek, Saddle Road, etc.
    Currently, it has just been worn in over the years in certain parts. It is much nicer for human joints and muscles to run on a dirt path than pavement. I can seriously go more than twice as far on softer ground, as I know many of you can, too. Speak up and let the BCRD know if you agree.
Jena Greaser

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