Calls for a trail bike track to be opened in the Northern suburbs are being backed by a Launceston dirt bike business.
Bradley Williams is the owner of Van Diemen Dirt Bikes and is supportive of a public bike track in Launceston.
Van Diemen Dirt Bikes have been selling quad bikes UTVs and dirt bikes for five years and are soon to release their own brand of motorcycles.
"We definitely need a track in the Launceston area, there are a lot of people riding on the streets, perhaps we can minimise that by offering a designated spot to ride," Mr Williams said.
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"We have needed a track for years, there have been private people trying to set up tracks but get shut down by the council, it would mean for us as a business we would have a place to send our customers to ride legally."
The plans for a public trail bike track have been discussed by The Northern Suburbs Community Centre and Starting Point Neighbourhood House as a way to address complaints about illegal bike use, particularly at Ravenswood Heights Primary School's oval.
The City of Launceston Council rejected a proposed development for a private track at Rocherlea but Mayor Albert Van Zetten hasn't completely dismissed the idea of a bike track.
"The council has not considered this matter at this stage," he said. "... This said however, the City of Launceston is working with the Northern Tasmania Development Corporation and other northern councils to review sporting infrastructure needs over coming decades, and to identify priority projects across a range of sporting pursuits."
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