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    Cool-blue Rhythm trail signs RANT..

    So i was out snow shoeing the other day and noticed some nice new trail sings that went up wow how nice now i know what to call the trails in my fav spot that I ride ride. I went back couple of days latter and the signs were all ripped down and thrown way off the trail. Why? Why do people feel the urge to trash other peoples hard work? If you don't like the signs or the names some one has put up try and get together and make the names or signs work.
    Sorry for the rant, but the sings seemed like a nice added touch.
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    Yes, if you're going to remove ugly signs from trees, at least take them out of the park with you and dispose of properly.

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    Why mess with them in the first place? ugly or not
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    Localism -- they think that it will ruin their misty little stash and bring droves and droves of undeserving people and attention to their secret go cart track.

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    I don't really care that much either way, just had a desire to be snarky.

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    It was the private landowners who didn't appreciate somoene else putting up signs on their land which they did not want or need signs. If they wanted to chuck them out off the trail onto their land who cares? Now they are considering not allowing anyone to access their trails because of this. Not sure why you are so upset about this? Would you not feel the same way if someone just went on to your land without permission and started nailing signs to your trees?

    This is about respect and clearly Jungleboy, you have none.

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    Just because they own the land doesn't mean they should litter on it, right?

    And I don't think his question or opinion was disrespectful -- calling him out for a lack of respect was a bit much. It's not like he said "screw you and the trees you think you can own."

    Has anybody gone in to dispose of the signs for the landowner yet? Even if they didn't create them? That might go a long way in restoring his Almighty's blessing to ride through his vast kingdom again.

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    If they own the land, they can litter if they want.

    Trails and property should always be left (except for clearing trails from after storm trees/brush) exactly as they are. Leave the modifications to the land owner and whoever may have a relationship with the trail owner (the corresponding NEMBA group, etc...) If you want to get involved in helping improve the riding area, join NEMBA and go to their meetings. Doing things to property without clearing with the proper authorities pisses people off.

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    I agree with your 2nd paragraph.

    I disagree with your 1st sentence -- eff that, ownership doesn't mean you can do whatever you want.

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    Dan: I completely agree.
    A1zero: actually if you own the land you can do whatever you want, unless of course it's harmful to the environment. I doubt a small piece of 2x6 with some paint on it will be detrimental to the ecosystem.

    This issue is about respect, that's why I'm a member of NEMBA and do a lot of trailwork on many trail systems.

    Junglekid is just doing his typical trolling as he does a few times every year. He is the guy who rides on posted land, pissing landowners off and ruining any and all relationships that we are trying to build. He's that one guy who ruins it for everybody else. Seriously join NEMBA or some other group and get a clue that you cannot go and do whatever you want. I honestly wouldn't be surprised if he put up those signs and got his panties in a bunch when they were taken down. Please just ignore him and he will go away for a few months again.

    -Nolan

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    Ah, this all makes sense now... Carry on.
    I would like to see pictures of these signs though. I'm curious to know what all the "hard work" was.

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    Ha ha -- that's awesome -- he's a known Troll!

    Oh well.... The Landowner status makes the whole discussion different anyway -- he/she holds the cards there.

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    It was a simple observation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by danhasdrums View Post
    Yes, if you're going to remove ugly signs from trees, at least take them out of the park with you and dispose of properly.
    I couldn't agree more! If I want to see signs when I ride, I'll ride on the road.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pulsepro View Post
    I couldn't agree more! If I want to see signs when I ride, I'll ride on the road.
    well played
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    Wow. Based on Nolans description of the signs, I think he is the guy who took them down!

    Junglekid- Nolan might be the guy who cut out a 4" log near the entrance because he couldn't clear it, or the guy who cut down a tree because his bars are to wide and he couldn't snake the turn. This guy is a joke!

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    And so it begins. Nice first post tomhunts. Welcome aboard.

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    tom- sounds like you know the place well and very well could be .. but im not going to go there..
    Wish we could all get along and ride some bikes together some time...
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    I'm annoying to ride with. I always get lost in places that don't have trail signs up.

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    that's awesome dan.... we should so ride some time...
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    nobody owns the land. it was here before us and will be here after us

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    Quote Originally Posted by dundundata View Post
    nobody owns the land. it was here before us and will be here after us
    one good way to look at it..
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