Friday, October 4, 2013

Gone Squatchin!!!!

Squatch ride: Any ride that has a high chance of completely getting lost on unfamiliar trails due to the exploratory nature of the ride. These trails may and often include sections of hike-a-bike, pipeline, swamps and many other potential pitfalls. Heart rate monitors and power taps are swapped for extensive mapping programs and security flares... Leave the flimsy race tires at home. Durability is paramount because a breakdown when your lost can leave you stranded on the mountain overnight or worse. A high level of fitness is not a prerequisite but helps at hour 5 with fading daylight and little idea where you are. These rides are not for everyone but for the chosen few eventual salvation awaits...-M