On the Pegs - May 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 5 - May 2022 - Page 36

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Race Review with Zach cleland

ARCADIA BARK BUSTERS

SPRINT ENDURO

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With blue skies and 70 ° F sunshine , this years Arcadia Bark Busters sprint enduro could not have hit on a better weekend . Despite such a rainy New York April , the soil conditions were excellent . Just enough moisture kept dust down while still providing great traction . This year ’ s course consisted of three different tests all encompassing a broad range of terrain . Test 1 brought you through some of the faster woods sections that maintained a beautiful flow . A couple field sections had soft loamy dirt to really wring out
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the bike . A sand track topped off the first test . Test 2 was more technical and required some smart line choices . The wrong choice (* cough * my 2nd lap ) would lead to a bottomless rut that could crush your time . Test 3 mixed it all up taking riders through a gravel pit . With many ups and downs and surprising turns , your head had to be on a swivel to navigate this one . Overall , this event was on point with some incredible track conditions to make for an awesome day of racing !
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