TacoDelRio wrote:FWIW, it's my belief that a car can always exceed a motorcycle's maximum traction ability on such roads.
TacoDelRio wrote:Often times the difference in corner exit acceleration between a car and an equivalent bike is made up for with the car's traction...
TacoDelRio wrote:...One of the safety advantages would be that a vehicle with 4 points of contact (generally speaking) is more forgiving than one with only two not that one can use this as a measurable variable in the equation of chasing a bike.
"If they are planting big-cone Douglas fir forests with Coulter pines, that is not an appropriate form of ecosystem management," said U.S. Geological Survey biologist Jon Keeley.
"We'll get as close as we can to the species mix that existed before the fire came through, realizing that we may not be 100% or even 80% accurate," Dumpis said of critics' concerns. "Facing arson-caused fires, smog, nonnative weeds and grasses, global warming and millions of annual visitors, we decided it was wiser to move ahead with this project rather than to wait or do nothing at all."
Significant portions of the 560,000 seedlings to be planted this spring on 4,000 acres were grown from seeds harvested from Coulter pines that evolved in separate mountain ranges, including in the Cleveland, Los Padres and San Bernardino national forests, Forest Service officials said.
Rob wrote:The very popular Colby canyon trail on Strawberry Peak has been off limits to any would-be trailworkers for the past two years and is now in terrible shape.
testid wrote:Rob wrote:The very popular Colby canyon trail on Strawberry Peak has been off limits to any would-be trailworkers for the past two years and is now in terrible shape.
That trail and peak are still in the closure area.
The reopening could not come soon enough for Tyler Wallace, a 32-year-old engineer and avid hiker, who was forced to seek another adventure Sunday when a forest ranger said Wallace would not be able to climb 6,000-foot Strawberry Peak for 24 more hours.
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