11 May, 2009

monocoging ACF

Today I rode my single-speed in the Arcata Community Forest again. Riding a single-speed is a very different experience, and I've been enjoying the challenge of conquering the hills with brute force instead of endurance.

Heavy rains last week and long hours of sunlight have turned everything super green and lush. Banana slugs are out in full force, you really need to stay on your toes to stay off the slugs! The second largest terrestrial slug in the world (9+ inches) makes a big mess on your tire...