A concerned Wodonga resident has labelled the riding of unregistered motorbikes through two major parks as an "accident waiting to happen".
Tracy, who chose to withhold her surname for fears of being targeted, has got on the front foot in a bid to put a stop to the dangerous behaviour, which has put pedestrians at Willow and Les Stone parks at risk and damaged grassed areas.
"There's so many people affected by it," she said.
"They've always been around in Wodonga and they come and go at different times, but the last four weeks it's been horrendous.
"It's been as many as three or four times a day and into the night. It's usually groups of one or two, but it's intermittent, so you can't tell what time they'll come.
"The other day it was four hours straight and I felt like I was on a motorbike circuit. The ferocity, the speed and the volume of them at the moment is dangerous.
"Even on Sunday they had to dodge in and out of pedestrians and come down over the bridge and you can see skid marks.
"They're absolutely flooring it and then they go up into the little courts."
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Tracy has been in contact with police and Wodonga Council and done a letterbox drop with a community notice to nearby residents to ask them to report the riders if they see the activity occur.
"The main thing we want people to do is keep reporting it so the police increase their response," she said.
"The police have said they're aiming to get patrol cars out to the Les Stone and Willow Park areas."
Julie Hind's house backs onto Willow Park and she confirmed multiple sightings of the bikes on Monday.
"I think the police manage to stop them occasionally and we don't see them for a couple of months and then they come back," she said.
"The ground is quite damp at the moment with all the rain we've had, so when they go off the footpaths they actually do quite a bit of damage."
Ms Hind said she also saw major damage to land near the entrance of The Willows aged care facility on McFarland Road on Monday, which appeared to be caused by burnouts from a car.
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