Solitude is Painful

Posted by on Jul 16, 2009 in Bike, Races | 2 Comments

I like solitude. Especially in the mountains and the deserts. And I have always liked Solitude, the mountain resort. But I had forgotten how challenging, technical, and brutally painful the race course up there is. A lot of rocks, roots, narrow singletrack and tight, sketchy switchbacks make up this epic course. We scrape the 9,000 foot mark, after climbing up a steep service road, only to plunge down what has to be the longest descent on the Intermountain Cup circuit.

It ought to be an absolute blast.

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2 Comments

  1. Brandon S.
    July 16, 2009

    Good Luck. Nice pics on the last couple posts.

  2. Rick S.
    July 16, 2009

    just stick with the Diet Coke and you’ll be fine.

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