Is there anything that sucks the fun out of a ride faster than a strong headwind?
|Strong Wind out of the South|
Unlike some other years when the riders battle a wind crossing Star Valley and going up Snake River Canyon, they got the benefit of a tailwind.
“We had that tailwind almost the whole day,” Burbidge said. “It was great. You couldn’t ask for better wind conditions.
That's right, the wind came through for me. If I haven't said it already, I will say it now. If not for a constant 10mph tailwind through all of Star Valley Wyoming and up Snake River Canyon, there's no way I finish LOTOJA 2010 before dark. The wind, then, is my friend and my enemy It's a frenemy