I arrived at Riders Choice in Lancaster about 6am and got checked in and geared up. We started riding about 7:30 or so..
Saw RAZR & Trid at the start and they didn't mind if I tagged along..
at Riders Choice
MUD = NO DUST
a lone GS survived the mud puddles..
RAZR ..overlooking the desert
Trid on his BRP
the hillclimb on Barren Ridge
it was hard to get up this thing!
lots of guys didn't make it up, some bailed..
all made it up the hill climb
definately felt like an accomplishment
Google Earth aerial view of that one
I met these riders from Wisconsin
What go's Up..
The downhills after Barren Ridge were pretty steep!
The ruts claimed a few riders
This was the last pic I took on day one.
Jawbone Store refreshments & gas stop. 2 pumps, 30 bikes, but ya gotta pay first!
we rode hard but missed the hero loop cutoff time after a late lunch.
End of Day 1