Conflict in Recreation:
the Case of Mountain-Bikers and Trampers.

A Department of Conservation report by Chrys Horn, Dr. Patrick Devlin, Dr. David Simmons

Based on Conflict in Recreation: the case of mountain-bikers and trampers a thesis
submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Parks and
Recreation Management at Lincoln University, by Chrys Horn, Lincoln University 1994.

  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  2. MOUNTAIN-BIKING
    • Introduction
    • Off-Road Use
    • Frequency of Use
    • Where do Bikers Bike?
    • Styles of Riding
      • Racing
      • Training
      • Recreational Riding

  3. MOUNTAIN-BIKERS
    • Age
    • Clubs
    • Sex Distribution
    • Education
    • Biker Classification
      • Transfer from Other Sports
      • Motocross
      • Cycling
      • Bikers with Other Outdoor Experience
    • Participation in the Older Age Groups
    • Other Factors
      • Economics
      • Time Deepening
      • Substitution
    • Hazards
      • Hypoglycaemia
      • Dehydration
      • Breakdowns
    • Media Image
    • Focus
      • Challenge and Skill
      • - Flow
      • Physical Fitness
      • Changing Focus with Age and/or Experience
    • Preferences for Tracks

  4. CONFLICT
    • Overview
    • The Existence of Conflict
      • Strategies
      • Who Hates Whom?
      • Perceptions of Difference
      • Envy
    • The Problems with Mountain-Biking
      • Tradition
      • Image
      • Environmental Damage
    • Sense of Place
    • Specialisation Theory
    • Integrating of Specialisation Theory and Sense of Place
    • Specialisation into Place
    • Past Experience and Development of Sense of Place
    • Walkers' Experiences of Meeting Mountain-Bikers
    • Experience Styles
    • Role of Control
    • Politics
      • Organisation
      • Compliance
      • Access Issues

  5. BIBLIOGRAPHY

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