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Trail damage is visible at Phil's trailhead west of Bend. Mountain biking on muddy Central Oregon trails has become a controversial activity over the last several years. Doing so can seriously damage certain trails by leaving ruts that dry and harden like pavement in the baking heat of summer.

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