Race file: halfway during the Singletrack 6 XC Stage Race
phrases by way of Evan Guthrie. photos by using John Gibson and Jean McAllister
Day 1 – Moondrakers, Golden. fifty three km, 1650 m ascent
Singletrack 6 become off to a more mellow roll out then normal with an surprising teach crossing. This allowed some jokes to be cracked and a closing bladder drain for many. This turned into the longest stage in distance, however perhaps not time with some rougher days arising. Moonrakers became quick, dusty, flowly, rough, and exquisite. Gold Rush turned into used for the timed descent of this stage. it be brilliant when one trail may also be used for an Enduro race 2017 Trans BC Enduro and a irascible-nation stage race.
Out for a morning spin with quite a few remarkable folks.
Cole condominium perceived to let the suffering slide and luxuriate in the views with style.
We were told that mid-race swims were encouraged. i wonder what number of americans loved this lake?
Day 2 – Mountain Shadows, Golden. 32 km, 1490 m ascent
Mountain Shadows has a fantastic community with trails 20+ years old, volunteer developed, and new, crew-built trails. We have been treated to a mix of terrain Domino Qiu Qiu and that i need to supply a huge thanks to each person in Golden for making this event ensue. We were all excited and honoured to be there. This network hosts the Golden 24 hour race and has a rich history in racing. The trail used for the timed descent became known as 5k and it’s on the backside of Mt 7 – which for those who do not know is an iconic mountain used for the Mt 7 Psychosis DH race. It was one of the vital hardest DH races on this planet. We took some little demise weapon XC bikes, skinny tires, and even just a few excessive posts for these unfortunate ones, and it made for a party of a descent.
We simply journey bikes.
both fastest riders on stage 2. here Tomi Misser leads Alex McGuiness.
Jena Greaser talked about,
Elyse Nieuwold – Canadian Marathon Champion from Pendrel Racing – is committing to the BC stage race vogue with baggies .
Day 3 – Kicking Horse motel, Golden. 44 km, 1340 m ascent
6:30 am we boarded the Gondola and received to the summit around 7. looking at the sun come over the mountains from this alpine location turned into simply what I dream of for a motorbike race. Let’s pick a quick stop so that you recognise that the web descent was 2200 meters these days and the climbing only totalled 1300 meters. That capability enjoyable, specially when it includes lift access. there is a bit alpine network on the desirable of the mountain that we have been despatched around before dropping into the timed descent for essentially 7km to the inn. From there it changed into extra descending lower back into the Moonraker network, the place we were placed on distinctive trails from day one. the paths have been rugged, it turned into extremely good.