Tag: richard dustin
Richard Dustan knackered at the finish line
Today’s ride was a mix of Test of Metal and the Gear Jammer course in Squamish. Most of the riders are now getting really tired and it is becoming harder and harder to hammer every climb. I struggled on all the ups and had to resort to hike a bike when I normally would have powered up some of the steeps. Today’s weather was a hot 30 degrees and drinking a lot of electrolites was a must at every opportunity!
Andreas Hestler pinning up a climb
The main pack pulled away at the start and I followed in a string of riders up the increasingly steep climb. I downed a gel and a bar but they didn’t sit well. Once we’d reached the top of the climb after over an hour I tried to use … Read More »