I have been in Rocklands, South Africa for just about three weeks now. The weather has been quite back and forth from hot to cold to rainy and most everywhere in between. Fortunately, I have had quite a few fair weathered climbing days over the past few weeks to keep my complaining to a minimum.
Transition Factory Racing's Jill Kintner takes Womens National DH title. Lars Sternberg and Jill Kintner of the Transition Racing squad attended the US National Championships in Sol Vista Colorado this past weekend, while Bryn Atkinson traveled to Morzine France to prepare for the final two European rounds of the World Cup circuit. Lars and Jill left a week beforehand to attend the Mountain States Cup in Snowmass Colorado, and get acclimated to the altitude in preperation for the Champs the following weekend.
Check out this video of the 4th episode of the 2010 Kenda Playbiker Gravity Show. This is the time of the Champery's track!
At the beginning my idea was to deliver the supplies that I’ve brought to the Hushe kids, but after I’ve been invited to stay on Kanday village for a few days, I realized that this village have less support than Hushe, since it’s a place that most of the expeditions pass without even stop. Kanday is the last village before Hushe, with near 160 habitants split between the old and new zone, since half of the village was destroyed by a giant rock fall in the year of 2000.
Mud and dust for the Transition Race program. Transition Racing competed in two events on two continents this weekend. Bryn Atkinson attended the World Cup # 4 in Champery Switzerland, while Jill Kintner and Lars Sternberg held it down on US soil at the the NWCup finals in Port Angeles, Wa.
Update on the UK 5.10 riders from the latest round of the Downhill world cup in Champery Switzerland.