Loose rock and moon dust feel like ice and snow in the corners. Rain is coming and that will help settle the trails back into a less slippery state. While the Ripmo and I wait for the binding power of water to work magic on our worn, beaten, beloved dirt strip we’ll pause to herald the beginning of the most colorful time of the year.
If you climb high enough the trees are starting to turn colors. Bits of Millville are torn up thanks to our four legged beef producing friends. I was kind of OK with that since it gave me a couple of chances to walk a few feet and let me heart rate settle before once again red lining it to the heart attack zone. Even with
Milly Ray put it best – “It’s the climb” (that will kill you). Millville Canyon tests both heart and legs with unrelenting up but the challenge rewards the determined with solitude and the calming zen of nature. As Autumn approaches I expect the experience to grow ever more exceptional. If you have the quads or the electricity I highly recommend the adventure. The ride –
Chilly morning and yellow leafs are giving hints that Fall is coming. It’s the perfect time of year for mountain biking. Also, I took back the not really that coveted Local Legend status. It’s a nice participation trophy for those of us that just can’t seem to go fast enough to make the KOM leader board. The Ride – Providence Canyon The bike – Ibis