A surprisingly long (tiring) ride from Kapoor through to East Main.
Didn’t have the bike back together in time for the nice forecast on Friday, so slipped out on Saturday before the Sunday rains. Checked the Butler gate and it was open (for hunting season)? .. so ran up there.
A quick “easy” ride taking advantage of a break in the weather.
I put “easy” in quotes because it wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be. I’ve done the connection between Muir north and East Main many times, some of them “at speed”. But on this ride, the track was freshly covered with a thick layer of wet leaves, which added an element of difficulty.
Got snowed out twice. Wanted a test run over Mt Wood area, and tried to do Lake Cowichan to Sooke. Neither worked. Continue reading