The 2016 Singletrack 6 kicked off on the southeast side of Fernie in the Castle and Ridgemont trail networks. The stage started with TransRockies' traditional downtown roll-out before tackling the classic Hyperventilation climb and the enduro-style timed descent on Hyperextension. From there it was on to some more prime BC new trails: Kush, Kushier, and Kushiest.
Riders then headed back on the classic and super-flowy Coal Discovery trail, with one more climb up through Sidewinder, Eric’s and Kid’s Stuff. The day finished up with a challenging run down Hessian and Broken Hip into the finish at the Fernie Aquatic Centre.
The speed is getting faster now as I head down Park City’s Spiro trail. The red snake of the trail whips in wild arcs ahead, requiring exacting concentration despite the fact that water is now streaming out the side of my eye sockets. I dip my bars into a sharp corner, trying to hang on to this giddy pace, and hear the machine gun-paced “Whap! Whap! Whap!” as leaves on the inside of the corner slap my hands. It’s an exposure to pure cheek-flapping trail speed that's only registered a
It is absolutely pouring rain. Dipping the bars into a tight corner, my shoulder slaps a fern the size of a small cow, and the splash of exploding water feels like I’ve been hit by a water balloon. The trail dipping and straightening, the speed picks up, and all I can see through my watering eyes is a thin strip of brown dirt cutting through a horizon of wet green. The image is one I’d imagine from Borneo–not Canada–but the locational confusion only adds to the sensory experience.
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