Words from Team Oracle: Day 2
Date posted: 2012/05/14
As part of a series, we are presenting riders’ writings from log books located at each hut, tracking the adventures from creative meals to nearly missed spills.
Day 2: 7/9/09 Black Mesa
Six of us (the smart ones) left Bolam Hut at 8 a.m. Kevlar and “Curious George” decided to do Alternate 1 and 2 while we ventured to Black Mesa. Lots of gravel downhill helped the Wizard’s chain ring come apart. Thank God the “Godfather” was with him to repair it. Great ride with killer views today. The only other difficulty was repairing the Godfather’s handlebar bag a few times.
Got to the hut at 3:04 p.m. Worked on the bikes and prepared burritos for dinner. Kevlar drifted in between 3-4 p.m. looking like a freight train hit him. Curious George stumbled in later. The consensus of the lost boys was that Alternate 1 and 2 sucked. Getting lost, lots of mud and rock—never again!
—Ronaldo, Team Oracle