COMRADES OF A GREAT WAR

BIKE (UK) - - INSIDE ERZBERG RODEO -

Queues build up as the ma­jor­ity of the field floods in to sec­tions which’d be dif­fi­cult on a tri­als bike. It’s hot, tight and you have no choice but to fol­low the rider in front. 25 min­utes mov­ing a bike length at a time is a re­al­ity in some sec­tions. Trad­ing ‘you pull me, I’ll pull you’ is the best op­tion as ini­tial en­thu­si­asm to get past ev­ery­one gives way to ca­ma­raderie.

It’s all about pick­ing the right root

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