March 2, 2013
On the way back down I decided to explore a dirt road with a mix of ATV, MX, and Mountain Bike tracks. I drove down a dirt spine that only seemed to be getting more sketchy so I retraced my tracks back up the hill to a more worn path down the hill. I noticed a dirt kicker, and then another. I stopped to look what was above me to see a trail down the hillside that can only be described as insane. I think I was driving right through the course for the 2012 Red Bull Rampage. I was very careful not to tear up the track and avoided the 8 or so kickers as I got the hell out of there. I didn't see any signs, but didn't want to wait to find out I was breaking the law, or get my ass kicked for accidentally riding into some one's hard work. No harm done, but I will avoid this area next time.
I really had a great time and gained a lot of confidence navigating turns at 70+ MPH. I'm impressed by this little 400cc bike, can't wait to make a few modifications to the engine to really wake this thing up. I even more excited to explore my back yard with it, fly rod in tow...
Posted by Mike at Saturday, March 02, 2013