DNF or DFL
What a choice. I opted for the former with the latter a distinct possibility. Lining up for the singlespeed race Saturday morning I knew I was a bit short on fitness but not riding so badly. However, from the time the whistle blew I had nothing.I was off the back straight away and just struggled on a slow, sloggy course. The technical descent was tricky with all the mud and roots, which I dig under most conditions, but I was so tapped I couldn’t even ride that stuff well. I pulled after a little over a lap, as it wasn’t going to get any better and didn’t feel like guttering myself for another two hours. Singlespeeding is awesome when you have good legs but just misery when the legs don’t show up. The shooting was fine, nothing too tricky.