綾部市MTBライド Ayabe MTB Ride
The 3 of us 'Chonmage Brothers' ['Chonmage' is a samurai warriors top-knot (in reference to our cameras on our helmets)] gathered for a ride for the first time in two and a half months. This time we rode a secret trail in the mountains of Ayabe and it turned out to be a fabulous trail. [It's a good life in North Kyoto prefecture]
What do you think this tape is for? The other day I finally found out while reading the community circular. It's 'debarking prevention tape' to prevent damage from wild animals. I thought it would be to stop deer from debarking the trees, but upon further investigation, it seems it might also be to stop bears from stripping the bark off the trees.
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