31. March 2016 · Comments Off on That annoying couple of weeks…… · Categories: Blatant Utah tourism propaganda, Enduro as fucking fuck!, Mountain Bike, Real mtn life, roadiefuckbiking, Skate Ski

In every mountain town everywhere there are a really annoying couple of weeks where the Nordic center shuts down and the trails are not even close to being ready for mountain biking! The inhumanity! Not to mention this is a first world problem of the highest order.

It usually starts with a notice like this;  http://live.whitepinetouring.com/track-conditions/. This is when the “what the hell am I going to do for a workout on my lunch break” panic immediately sets in. Remember, your humble Editor was already told once this season that he looked fat in his race suit so we might be a little panicked about getting fat and being faced with going to the gym or this;

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Fuck running.

is just too much reality.

If there is one activity that is “for training purposes only” it is running. Especially on the road as your humble Editor does not mind an occasional trail run but as for that roadie crap…….. well…….remember what your mother said about not being able to say nice things. And with trails not ready for mountain biking, they sure aren’t  ready for trail running!

In a pinch, this will work until real biking on dirt is available;

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Is Tidal Wave dry yet?

But it is a poor substitute as there are no sweet airs to be had and should only be turned to when all other options are completely exhausted. Plus there is the chance of being spotted in public in spandex.

And so it goes here in the extremely jaded world of mountain athletics where not being able to train in your favorite discipline is seen as a major injustice. While we are months away from more of this;

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Still the only place spandex is cool; On Snow!

We are only weeks away from this!

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Enduro to the rescue!

The Editor.

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