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Over the hills and through the woods: WVU works to improve mountain biking in West Virginia


With new research happening on Morgantown trails, West Virginia University is hoping to continue raising the state’s mountain biking profile. 
Chad Pierskalla, professor of recreation, parks and tourism resources at the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, is among a team of researchers focusing on advancing the mountain bike industry by improving the trails. 

Funded by the first American Trails Grant, this research was one of seven chosen from 260 applications. The grant will be used to focus on the recreation specialization of mountain bike trails. 

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