Monday, August 22, 2011

Revenge check

The summer is almost over and the fall is just around the corner, so it's soon the time to organize the annual mountain biking group ride Paimio's Revenge, this year Version 6. Last week I went to the woods to check out the condition of the trails with my friend Jan, the man behind the local bike shop in Paimio, Pyöristi.

Over the last couple of weeks we have had some serious raining here, so we knew that we would face some 'moisture'. The first sections were actually in fairly good shape.

For our disappointment, in one section (but fortunately a short one) a forest machine had done some serious damage.

We figured out that this section would be best to leave out from the actual group ride.

During our ride we had both small rain showers and sunshine.

Some nice views from the trail.

Nice singletrack.

The next three photos were taken by Jan. I like those unusual angles!

The evening turned out to be beautiful.

Some stunning cloud formations.

Pleasure for your eyes.

My bike after the ride.

Got wet, got dirty, but it was fun, again!

A slideshow with some extra photos is here.