finished the Kinetic Grand Championship in one piece, only lost a pair of leather gloves. my "plan b" machine, that old dirtboard I bought maybe 10 years ago and have modified numerous times, did pretty well this year. I rode it on several downhill stretches, including 3 on Loleta Hill, wherever the road curves to the left. I need to do something to improve the steering. and the brake was my left sandal, so that's not something I can sustain for long.
anyway it was fun, and from what I can tell I only got one blister. but I skipped both water portions of the race again this year, not something I want to get into the habit of doing. next year I have to have something water-capable.
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