Fish Creek Singletrack At Dusk Is Amazing

Fish Creek SingletrackAlthough Wednesday was hot, and the smoke that had rolled in at dinner time was thick I still wanted to get out on my bike.

Since the first ride in Fish Creek had been early on in my riding season, I wanted to get back here and check out more trails. I headed over to the Votier’s Flat parking lot and started putting my gear on.

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My Ride For The Summer

So this is going to be my ride for the summer. Since I was a teenager and saw my first Norco bike in a magazine I have always wanted one just like it. It had to be a Norco hardtail with a Rock Shox front fork. Well now that I am an adult I finally have it!

I scoured Kijiji (the Canuck version of Craigslist) until I found just what I was looking for. The bike had been owned by a mom who was going to use it to ride with her kids. Her kids had other ideas, mainly motocross. So it had only been ridden a handful of times and only on paved paths and streets. It was basically brand new.

I will be riding a 2014 Norco Charger 7.3. It has a mixed Shimano drivetrain and Shimano hydraulic disc brakes. The fork is a Rock Shox XC 30 TK coil with 100mm of travel.

After my first ride on the trails in North Glenmore Park I am hooked. I can’t wait to ride the hell out of this bike!