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It’s Time for Mountain Bikers to Step Up

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Mountain bikers need to focus as much on the environment and climate change as they do on trail access, says rider and activist Dillon Osleger. After seeing the damage caused by the historic wildfires in the West this fall, Osleger says, “I don’t want to wait until trails are burning up every year or until this sport’s on the brink of being gone. I think having the fear of the world being a worse place galvanizes people to protect what they know.” It’s time for the mountain biking community to “step up,” he says, and bridge the gap between recreation and activism. From Chris Burkard Studio and Specialized, The Constant Gardener is a timely reminder to turn our passions into action.