I managed to make it out to Salmon Falls (Darrington) trail for some "real" mountain biking Sunday morning. All I can say is it has been too long:
I was blown away by the hues of the late summer foothills:
Scott came along, and kept up with ease on his vintage SS ride:
To my surprise and satisfaction I was easily able to ride just about everything in my new 32x15 gearing, passing some gearies in the process.
Blood was shed, but all in all it was a fantastic ride: