Kris and I started at Park City Mountain Resort and rode the loop clockwise: Crescent Mine Grade -> Apex -> Keystone -> Shadow Lake -> Wasatch Crest Connector -> Wasatch Crest -> Mill Creek Connector -> Mid-Mountain -> Spiro -> Silver Spur.
It took us 4.5 hours to complete the 32 miles. Notable events included:
· Broken spoke (rear wheel driveside) on my bike as we began the Wasatch Crest. Kris flatted at almost exactly the same time. We removed the spoke and Stans sealed the puncture after the tire was reinflated with a hand pump.
· Rode up on a lady who had just crashed lying in the trail. Her husband was there and after verifying that she was uninjured we moved on.
· Kris rode the spine for the first time (on his 29er hardtail). Awesome!
·Another broken spoke (again, rear wheel driveside) on my bike as we approached Red Pine Lodge on Mid-Mountain. We again removed the spoke and continued.
· My fuel for the ride consisted only of CarboRocket (10 scoops in my 100oz bladder) and a Mung Bean Cake. More on the latter in a future post.
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