Michigan Mountain Biking Association
mmba7614 wrote:FWIW, it has NOTHING to do with buying a rec passport for many that use this connector. I have always purchased the passports for each of my family cars, regardless if that car is likely to venture into state parks. Same with the stickers.
What this connector IS about (okay, at least to me, so naturally I assume everyone else too), is saving 30 minutes of driving for those coming from the West and South, and making it possible to bridge rides from Brighton with out cruising Grand River.
Not saying this to raise a stink, but perhaps if the value of the connector is understood, it is more likely to be accepted as a "for bikes" route
barrybs wrote:There is an official trailhead/Kiosk in the corner of the parking lot that someone must have authorized. I think it even has some photos of bikes on it. The biggest problem with bandit riding/rogue trail development out there is from the ATV crowd that has been riding there longer than we have. I really think they are mistaking ATV with bike use. It's pretty sandy out there and I think most cyclists head straight to the Blue trail.
I always purchase DNR Recreational Passports for all my vehicles. As stated above it is a big time saver for those of us to the south and west, not a matter of money.
Di_bear wrote:I do agree with the implied argument that driving to the trailhead is a pain in the ass. If I frequently rode Island Lake, I would not want to do this day after day.
fsr1 wrote:Di_bear wrote:I do agree with the implied argument that driving to the trailhead is a pain in the ass. If I frequently rode Island Lake, I would not want to do this day after day.
Well yeah! It is PITA to drive there from Mt Clemens!
Loren wrote:Won't be long before you'll be able to bike in from the east side, probably beating Friday afternoon freeway traffic.
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