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Bent Creek to Leave Trails Alone
ASHEVILLE - After an outcry from mountain bikers, the U.S. Forest Service is rethinking a plan to alter some popular trails in the Bent Creek Experimental Forest.

"I'm ecstatic," said Jason Posey, a "hard-core" cyclist who owns Carolina Fatz bike shop. "I was doing cartwheels."

In a letter mailed Thursday, the Forest Service announced it is withdrawing a previous environmental assessment that recommended changes to trails.


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