Monday, May 2, 2011

Sunday Night Ride

Yesterday evening Rennys and I decided to capitalize on the increased hours of daylight and a sunny Sunday by heading out on a mini-epic ride. The spontaneous adventure would take our (soon-to-be) sorry asses up into the Highlands via Munns Road and then back down to West Saanich Road via Ross Durrance Road.

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For those of you who don't know the area....well we soon discovered it's called the Highlands for a reason. The heaps of climbs are complimented by deadly hairpin turns, plentiful 15% grades and two way traffic on one way roads.

All in all a challenging, beautiful and rewarding ride, it's definitely worth a spin as the summer weather comes upon us. That being said I wouldn't recommend doing this route on a brakeless track bike; it was loads of fun but as Rennys puts it, some of the sections were a little "greasy."