Monday, June 27, 2011

Seven Springs (Pennsylvania)



Last year we visited Seven Springs for the second stop of the Gravity East Series. At that time, we were in a rush to practice and race which doesn't leave much time to explore the other trails in the resort. This weekend, however, allowed us time to ride every trail in the park.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Snowshoe (West Virginia)

Our first trip to 'the shoe' this season was marked by relatively good weather, fun in the mud, and a few injuries to body and bike. The weekend's weather was constantly changing, with dark rain clouds rolling in and out of the area all weekend long. You could see blue skies approaching even with torrential rains overhead. Each storm was brief but heavy, a reminder that we were lucky to have sunshine otherwise.



Three of us had GoPro cameras, so we were shooting video both days. Alex and Jake decided to compile the footage and as soon as they're done I'll have the finished product posted here.



Joe learned an important rule - protect your nose region! Luckily he'd just purchased some Oakley goggles with a noseguard, otherwise this little scrape would have been a broken nose.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

North Anna River (Virginia)

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Single-day trips are sometimes the best. This float on the North Anna River is one of my favorites.

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Our group dwindled a bit from our original twenty or so to a group of twelve people (and two dogs), which worked out pretty well since we were only taking one vehicle in addition to the bus. The temperatures this previous week had been near 100, but the day of the float they hovered around 85-90 - still ideal for a lazy river adventure.

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