The King is dead, long live the King.
The trails might be dry and dusty but at least there’s no shortage of daylight during Summer, making evening rides a thing to be savored. I like to mark each solstice with a ride so headed out on my Mojo HDR to enjoy the most daylight hours in 2014.
It was also an opportunity to have another play with my home made GoPro ‘aerial’ mount, and try out my new Flow riding shirt. I’ve been using the same riding shirt since 2008 when I entered the Bike around the Bay on my 36″ unicycle. Six years later and the shirt is kinda faded and falling apart… go figure!
I headed out for an evening ride on Dodging Bullets the other day and lucked a rising full moon over the Willochra Plains, which were also sprinkled with tractor lights as farmers worked 24/7 to get their crops planted. Pretty awesome sight I have to say!
The lift beside the apartment door is where every work day and MTB adventure at Mt Buller starts and ends. It’s like a scene from The Matrix as the synthetic voice intones ‘Going Down’ while you sit on your bike waiting to burst out of the metallic, artificial confines of the lift and out on to the trails.Read More