Six Hours O’ Shiner’s Revenge 2012

Fellow mountain biker, Eric O’Connor, and his amazing crew of volunteers put on their very first mountain bike race at I.C. Dehart Park in beautiful Woolwine, VA. Excerpted from the promoter’s website: “On the weekend between the last two Southern Classic XC races and two weekends before SM100, stretch your legs with some lung-busting climbs, hair-raisin’ descents and challenging technical trail.” Under normal circumstances, that would be a very accurate statement, perhaps a slight understatement. This weekend, however, was to be anything but normal. Oh, it started normal enough, but… well, you be the judge. The I.C. Dehart Park trail is a brand new mountain bike course consisting of almost exclusively single track trails. It includes...

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