So after a Arctic air cold-spell and a hefty snow storm last week the nice high altitude trails we have been riding are let buried in snow and ice. It was time to migrate down to Pueblo for some dry trail and rocky shale technical goodness. Its been close to a year since I have been down to the South Shore Trail system so I was really excited to ride some of my favorite routes.
I ended up eating it going down the wooden ramp on Freeride trail. What are the chances that the first time I hit it the wood is covered in a nice slick coat of slushy ice? I knew as soon as I went over the rock I was in trouble and had no idea how I was going to slow down. The video below shows the means I ended up using to stop my self.
After dusting myself off I carried on and still got a great day of riding in.
The day started with some of this.
After taking in the views its time to descend some crazy trail!
I rocked Hooters Canyon!
Fail on Freeride Trail from Jaydude on Vimeo.
Here you can see the lovely coating of ice that caused me to go down!
A quick mending and Im back on trail…..
I cant believe how I have it made.
Ran into a few others on the trail
I zipped along the singletrack despite my earlier flail.
Looking behind Im leaving some great trail.
Waterfall/Logdrop from Jaydude on Vimeo.
Video of Waterfall/Logdrop
Outer Limits Time Lapse from Jaydude on Vimeo.
1min time lapse video of Outer Limits Trail
One thought on “Epic Fail on Freeride Trail”
Man, Jay. These pictures are starting to look really impressive. The angles you're using for the videos are great. I can't wait 'till you get the chest strap.