Dave Powell’s debut in 2008 was a shock to the system. For someone with a background in monster long rides (read his blog – you’ll gasp at the mile-eating nuttiness of it all)

I sigh a relieved sigh, shuffle the camelback around to a more comfortable position and await the next sketchy moment as I plummet down the slopes of the first peak, trading wildly bucked places with other riders just as on the edge of control as I am.

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