THE Albury Wodonga Mountain Bikers group is concerned having a Nail Can Hill master plan will slow work being done to benefit riders.
President Trent Parker and treasurer Brad Spinelli told Albury Council of their unease in a reply to the city's draft mountain bike strategy.
"We feel this is just going to be another large chunk of time and ratepayers' money poured into more reports that don't have much, if any, physical impact on the ground," the pair state.
Council staff declare the plan is needed to address all Nail Can Hill users and to scrutinise the bikers' desire for new toilets and a proposed trail network.
The bikers want toilets and a drinking fountain to be installed at the Range Road trail heads as a priority.
The adoption of the final strategy is on the agenda for Monday night's council meeting.
As well as the bikers group, the council received another 36 submissions on its draft plan.
They included one from the Friends of Nail Can Hill, compiled by Greg Hardham, Murray Scholz and Michael Mitchell.
The trio argue a desire to take pressure off the ridge's bike trails is inconsistent with a plan to increase them from 29 to 40 kilometres.
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The Friends only want new tracks built if action is taken to "permanently remove unauthorised trails".
They are also concerned the strategy offers little thought to others such as dog walkers, runners, photographers and bush strollers.
Another submitter was Nail Can Hill land owner Joanne Diver.
She is unconvinced the blueprint will be "effectively implemented, monitored or enforced" based on her experience.
Ms Diver commented riders had intruded on her land and one, a middle-aged man, ripped out one of her private property signs.
"Despite the efforts of educators, key stakeholders, signage, even a solicitor's letter, there are still unsanctioned and unauthorised trails being used and created on my property, with track making tools found hidden and confiscated," she wrote.
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