They also left us with this little beauty.
I never thought I could be so excited for a hardtail...my times have changed. This bike has a long history already...to keep the story short, it never could have happened without Lynda. It's been custom built by Brendan to my specs with the goal of multi-day SS forays in mind, hence the big front triangle for frame bag storage. It's a 29er. Did I mention it's a single speed?
It just so happens I have a pair of sweet liteweight wheels laced up by MC to go on her. The Explosif is getting canibalized - at a frame weight of 1.5 lbs heavier than the Siren it's been benched ;)
There's been lots of help getting it built up.
First ride in a few hours! Then I'll break it in at
Time has been tight lately...too much livin' to keep up on the blog - but TransUtah explorations continue. The latest was a foray to find an entrance to the west side of the Paunsagunt plateau - not as easy as one may imagine. Private land everywhere in the valleys beneath the rim, you can get within a mile of Forest Lands most anywhere but that last mile could get you shot...success was finally had though, here's the teaser.