Tuesday, 28 April 2009
Finally! We found some nice singletrack. We took a trip back to Bracknell Forest to do the other half we missed last week. I cannot believe how close we were to amazing flowing tracks last week while we ignorantly pedalled along wide bus lanes they call walking tracks.
The day began in a funny mood after seeing this ad at Richmond Station.
It didn't take long to find the goods- a long, fast, undulating track was enough get us amped and a blase decision to take one dark path through the trees over another dark path through the tress put us firmly in the midst of some purpose built singletrack with berms and a few small jumps.
Unfortunately the photos don't do it justice but I have no doubt we'll be back there again soon so we'll try to take better photos.
No broken bikes throughout this ride, although as we left the forest I noticed a sloppy back wheel. So we pegged it to the train station in the hope that I could change the tube on the train but to no avail. I walked the last 500m... Just one puncture is a nice casualty list for that place.