Stage Three (the final leg) of the inaugural Fernie edition of the Furious 3 mountain bike race is in the bag! It was another early morning start (8am) for racers, and despite an initial false start due to reports there was a train blocking the route out of town, everything got underway smoothly.
There were ominously dark clouds looming overhead at times this morning, but talking to racers at the start line, moods were high, and everyone was looking forward to a shorter day (32km) with less climbing and possibly the best day of singletrack yet! Race organizers expected things to happen fast, with the lead racers coming in around the 2 hour mark – and they weren’t far off, because after only 1 hour and 50 minutes we saw our first two racers across the line. – Read More –