Let’s Rock (Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage 2 )

Stage 2 – Rocky Singletrack – Said to be the hardest day .

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After bummer flat on stage 1 I decided to try monster tires … Rear monster tire didn’t fit so only 1/2 a monster truck was ridden today over 41 miles and about 16-1800m climbing depending on who you believe . 
– rocky sections were so bumpy !!! Really challenged my hardtail skills today … Had to bide time , swallow some ego and wait for smooth singletrack and road/gravel to claw back to 7th (6th over 25YO) and first in my unofficial hardtail class . 

– very chill summer camp atmosphere off bike , great good , well marked course , many familiar faces and new friends made already despite Drake demanding ‘no new friends, no new friends’ 
– enduro stage tomorrow so will ride EX-8 dually 
CYCLING NEWS Stage 2: Rothrock Cooper’s GapMonday, May 26 2014
Went w. big meats after being greatly set back by flats yeseterday. 
Tire choices are limited here and so I am really using same rear tire as i flatted but see if 
big one on front helps navigate any better . 
Rustic Cabin (roof is ornamental) but it is pretty sweet to have a home base . 
We have our scout tent setup, 1 car, 1 truck and this cabin to keep stuff in