11 hours, 111 miles, 11,000 feet of climbing in two days of epic mountain biking. Can you say hell yea! Thinking today is a good day to take off (need laundry bad) I am blogging to you today from a sunny Missoula. Last night I embarked on another mountain bike journey and it did not disappoint. I posted photo in my Photo Gallery.
I took off from work around 5PM and at first I felt a little fried so I stopped by a friends house to try and gain a riding mate. Attempts failed and I set out on my own. By the time I got to my first destination the Ravine Trail Head (or CP 6 on my vision quest) I was feeling randy and I was enjoying the ride immensely.
I rode over to the Rattlesnake and down the Curry Cabin Trail. From the Rattlesnake I climbed up to Jumbo Saddle and did the Sidewinder as well. I finished off the night climbing towards Blue point on the East side of Marshall Canyon (the ski area).
I arrived home to record 5 hours for 45.1 miles and 5,000 feet of climbing. So the last two days have been a test, a test to see if I still had the endurance it takes to do long races. I say yes, say true … 11 hours, 111 miles, 11,000 feet of climbing!