That stupid road ride Watts made me do, morning rides, commutes, after work rides, Thirsty Thursday at the White Water Center, a somewhat exploratory ride in Wilson's Creek with a group that included a bunch of people I've never ridden with, and yesterday's really stupid decision to ride 46 miles of pavement to get in 4+ miles of trail...
Fun and pain and occasional sunburn. Saturday's ride pegged the fun-o-meter.
I climbed an unnecessary seven something miles of pavement to meet everyone at the second leg of their shuttle. First group gathered and more climbing up from Gingercake Acres (more up?) with Yuri, Phil, Kelly, Gardner and Cam.
To some gravel to thinking about one trail or the other and we took the other which wasn't really a trail anymore.
More climbing and hiking and we're at the top again... and it starts to rain... again. More sliding down tech-gnar. Down on the gravel and over to the visitor center to up our water game.
Yuri rocking the strange root ball uphill at the bottom of Sinkhole.
Bottom of Sinkhole, arrive at the shuttle and beer and soakings.
photo cred: Togie... who wasn't on our ride, but in the randomness that is the woods, there he wasIncredible ride. Probably coulda ended the week there, not done the stupid ride I did yesterday and went to thrift stores looking for a clip-on tie... but whatever. Still need to get that tie tho.