Gravity Is Yer Friend
Join Date: May 2002
Location: "Over the Hill" and going down fast in the 805.
Bikes: Scott Gambler, Scott Ransom, Kona Bear, Bianchi 928 Carbon/Chorus, C'Dale Rize4
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The Sea Otter Dh
FYI for those of you riding the DH.
The new course will be about 1 1/2 minute longer than last year. We’ll drop off the ridge from the old course, down a short paved section past the shooting range, then hang a superfast right onto the dirt.
The course will parallel B Road. In its virginal state yesterday, it was rough, off camber in places and somewhere between singletrack and fire road in width. There are a couple technical moves and a couple short climbs. There is LOTS of pedaling.
While the old DH course favored BMX style, this new section will favor power. Bring a bike you can pedal.