🚴‍♀️ Homeowners Refuse to Let Marathon Cyclists Cut Through Their Land - Were They Right? 🏡

Diply Social Team
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Imagine buying your dream home with 15 acres of land, only to find out that an annual bike marathon expects to cut through your property. That's exactly what happened to a couple who recently purchased their new home. They received a notice reminding them to open their gates for the upcoming marathon, but they weren't having any of it. 😠🚫🚴‍♀️ Let's dive into the story and see if their decision was justified.

New Home, New Surprises 🏡🎁

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A Field Far Away 🌾

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Not On Our Watch! 🚫🚴‍♀️

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Concerns and Liability 🤔

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A Surprise Omission 🤐

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Taking a Stand 💪

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But It's Tradition! 😩

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Marathon Day Arrives 🚴‍♂️

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Angry Cyclist Confrontation 😡

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Taking a Stand Against the Marathon Cyclists 🚴‍♂️🚫

This couple found themselves in a tough spot when they discovered that their new property was traditionally used as a shortcut for an annual bike marathon. Concerned about liability and wanting to maintain their privacy, they decided to put their foot down and keep their gates closed. Despite facing backlash from the town hall and angry cyclists, they stood their ground. But was their decision justified? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 💭🌐

New homeowner shares positive experience with event organizers' respectful approach.

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Sarcastic reply to tradition breakers. NTA. 😂

miasabine | miasabine

NTA. Protect your property and stand your ground 💪

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Homeowners stand their ground against rude marathon cyclists. NTA.

Protowhale | Protowhale

Organizers at fault for cyclists' route through private land. NTA.

jeremyfrankly | jeremyfrankly

Homeowners have valid concerns with cyclists cutting through their land. NTA.

allblingblang24 | allblingblang24

Homeowners have the right to protect their property during marathons. 👍

penguin_squeak | penguin_squeak

Protective homeowner scares off hot air balloonists, swears in front of toddler 🎈🏠

Cap_Designer | Cap_Designer

Homeowners refuse to let cyclists cut through their land - NTA

elburcho | elburcho

NTA but stand your ground and document everything. 👍

fantastic-cabbage | fantastic-cabbage

Cyclists need to respect property rights and trail etiquette. NTA.

suffragette_citizen | suffragette_citizen

Homeowners have the right to refuse access to their land. NTA 🙌

Raptor7336 | Raptor7336

Homeowners justified in denying cyclists access to their property. NTA 👍

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Homeowners stand their ground against marathon cyclists. NTA wins!

Castle_of_Aaaaaaargh | Castle_of_Aaaaaaargh

Marathon cyclist defends fellow riders, calls out organizers for poor communication. 🏃👍

ace_deuceee | ace_deuceee

Homeowners defend their property rights against entitled town officials. 💪

crash_sc | crash_sc

Respect private property. Race directors should have asked permission. NTA 👍

delmar42 | delmar42

User defends against being called a 'Karen' with humor 🤣

Remarkable_Owl3610 | Remarkable_Owl3610

Homeowners have no obligation to let cyclists cut through their land 🚴‍♂️🏠

dwassell73 | dwassell73

Property owners have the right to control their own land. 💪

BostonRevolutionary | BostonRevolutionary

Homeowners defend property from entitled marathon cyclists 🚴‍♂️🏡

Ok_Department5949 | Ok_Department5949

Homeowners defend property rights and question race shortcuts. 👍

OAMusic | OAMusic

Homeowners have the right to protect their property and privacy. 🏡

demonmonkey1313 | demonmonkey1313

Race organizers should have gotten proper approvals for the path. NTA.

DocBanana1 | DocBanana1

Cyclists' entitled behavior sparks outrage among locals 😡

lighting-gal | lighting-gal

Homeowners refuse to let cyclists cut through their land due to liability risk. NTA.

Stupid_Kills | Stupid_Kills

Defending property rights 👍 - city should have asked first.

FiteTonite | FiteTonite

Town festival parking lot use shows need for communication and insurance.

Enough-Classroom-400 | Enough-Classroom-400

Homeowners have the right to say no to late notice 🚴‍♂️🏡

jamasasi | jamasasi

Homeowners demand fair compensation for land use. NTA.

potatotarian21 | potatotarian21

🤔 Homeowners refuse to let cyclists cut through their land. NTA

RaZZeR_9351 | RaZZeR_9351

Homeowners defend their decision to not let cyclists cut through property.

olagorie | olagorie

Homeowner defends themselves with a hose, plans to install electric fence. NTA.

ScarlettSparrow | ScarlettSparrow

Homeowners have the right to refuse access to cycling race 🚫🚴‍♂️

hadleyfrasers | hadleyfrasers

Homeowners stand their ground, cyclists act entitled. NTA verdict.

Prestigious-Name-323 | Prestigious-Name-323

Homeowners refuse cyclists, but commenter hates all cyclists. 🚴‍♂️💥

cdwellsMCMXCVI | cdwellsMCMXCVI

User asks for more information about the event logistics.

pnutbuttercups56 | pnutbuttercups56

Defending property rights with NTA and ownership emojis 👑

PenPenLane | PenPenLane

Homeowners have the right to refuse marathon cyclists on property. 👍

2000sMillennialEmo | 2000sMillennialEmo

Property rights over tradition. NTA wins the race 🏆

pro_conser333 | pro_conser333

Homeowners stand up to rude marathon cyclists, suggest sending bill 💰

nifty1997777 | nifty1997777

Homeowners stand their ground, NTA for not accommodating cyclists 🚴‍♀️

Please-ask-nothing | Please-ask-nothing

Homeowners suggest liability waiver for cyclists to cross their property 🚴‍♂️

trfkah | trfkah

Homeowners refuse cyclists on private property. NTA or ESH?

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Cyclists get the NTA vote for being impossible to offend 🚴‍♀️

ruMenDugKenningthreW | ruMenDugKenningthreW

Homeowners deny marathon cyclists access to their land. Commenter supports homeowners.

Particular_Force6591 | Particular_Force6591

Homeowners stand their ground against entitled cyclists. NTA wins.

fourjoys99 | fourjoys99

Homeowners stand their ground against entitled cyclists. NTA wins!

cast_off_cast_on | cast_off_cast_on

Organizing races requires permits and permission, don't assume anything. 👍

Purple__Unicorn | Purple__Unicorn

Homeowners refuse marathon cyclists, commenters side with cyclists. NTA.

tara_masalata | tara_masalata

Cyclists' harassment prompts homeowner to install security cameras 🎥

SilverPlantains | SilverPlantains

Race organizers messed up big time, NTA for refusing entry 🚨

Mabelisms | Mabelisms

Homeowners exercise their right to refuse marathon cyclists on property. NTA

Cpt_Lazlo | Cpt_Lazlo

Cyclist agrees: Homeowners have right to refuse access to property 📶

granitebasket | granitebasket

NTA stands up against verbal assault from cyclists during marathon.

maypopfop | maypopfop

Cyclist calls out entitled homeowners for refusing to reroute marathon. 🚴‍♀️

OhHiMarki3 | OhHiMarki3

Homeowners suggest renting land as easement and providing insurance coverage. 💡

Paxdog1 | Paxdog1

Cyclist-hater complains about tight shorts and penis visibility. 🤣

Interesting_Tie876 | Interesting_Tie876

Landowners defend their rights against entitled cyclists. 💪

MsBabs1 | MsBabs1

One commenter's bias against cyclists on country roads.

TheAlabamaJedi | TheAlabamaJedi

Private property rights upheld. Cyclist harassment reported to authorities. NTA.

Jobeytown | Jobeytown

Gatekeeping cyclists leads to name-calling and no resolution. 🤷‍♀️

MintJulepTestosteron | MintJulepTestosteron

Protecting your property rights: a former farm owner's advice. 🏡

hufflepunkk | hufflepunkk

Homeowners stand firm against marathon cyclists, NTA comment agrees.

the-babyk | the-babyk

Insurance for events like this may cover liability concerns. 🤔

theatrewhore | theatrewhore

Homeowners justified in denying access to cyclists. Renting space alternative.

slothenhosen | slothenhosen

Liability waiver: Would it change your mind about cyclists' rights?

dekage55 | dekage55

Landowners have the right to protect their property from liability. NTA 👍

Bossman_1 | Bossman_1

Homeowners have a valid concern about liability and lawsuits. NTA.

redditeditreader | redditeditreader

Homeowners express concern over safety of letting strangers on property.

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Clever negotiation tactics for land use with a touch of humor 😂

TheMcWhopper | TheMcWhopper

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