PER CT DEEP: Please do not cut anymore trees. There are so many trees down is this section of the forest and on top of the Upper...
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Monster Cross Ride Report
Holy cow, riding rigid is so awesome and I can't believe what I have been missing. Of course, the large volume tires certainly added to the bike's capability and the shock post smoothed out some of the rough stuff but I have forgotten what's like to ride this way, and can't wait to do more.
The Qball Monster Crosser performed beautifully on the tight singletrack on the Upper Paugussett State Forest. I am tempted to go back to flat bars just to get back into riding rigid again. I am still getting used to hand and body positioning on the flared drops when it comes to technical areas and obstacles. On the ride, I walked through a few of them because I didn't want to take any chances but other areas, such as the Wet Spot, the bike behaved nicely. The 29 inch tire really eats the trail up.