After the rough "enduro" stage on Tuesday, Stage 4 is considered the “road” stage of the NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic, but in the wilds of central Pennsylvania, that means surfaces ranging from gravel to chunky doubletrack bracketed by sections of twisty, rocky singletrack.
The 15-mile individual time trial prologue course wound around the picturesque base camp and included three special timed sections, two enduro segments and a small taste of the “East Coast Rocks” singletrack to come.
The twelfth annual Whiskey Off Road kicked off the Epic Rides Off-Roads Series over the weekend, 2,000 riders enjoyed perfect trail conditions and an estimated 10,000 spectators enjoyed the party along Whiskey Row in Prescott, Arizona.
Jeremiah Bishop of Topeak Ergon Racing just completed the eight-stage ABSA Cape Epic in South Africa. As part of his continuing Adventure Diaries, here is part two of a multi-part breakdown of what happened.