Apparently today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Well shiver me timbers! And speaking of shivering, today was the first cold day going in to Fall. You know, the day when it's in the 60's, but you think it's really cold because you're used to the 90's from only a week ago? Scott had on a long sleeve, Marcus was donning his arm warmers, and I had on my wind vest. And of course we stopped before we even started climbing to strip all those clothes off.
While we were disrobing, I spotted a varicolored neon yellow character approaching through the bushes. And fast. I thought for sure we had pissed off a crossing guard somewhere back in town, and we were on the fast track to the Principal's Office. I was already coming up with a story about how it was all Marcus's idea to ride wheelies through the cross walk, and how I didn't even see her stop sign, when I realized it was only Jeff P!
It's always a pleasure and honor to ride with the Grand Panjandrum of Ash Canyon. We certainly appreciate his craft; sweet singletrack is his métier.
At the top of the climb, Jeff P revealed that he is in discussions with the city for building a new trail network on Carson's west side. This is exciting news for cyclists and hikers alike. We'll keep you posted as this develops...
We finished the ride by flying down the Creek Trail with no care of bears. There has been so much talk of bears in the local media, that they're not even scary anymore!
So there you have today's potboiler. Good night!