MTBO 1:59:35  27.0 km (4:26 / km)
WA State MTBO Champs
New map in pine forest and native bush in the headwaters of Margaret River. Riding was slow due to sandy spots and pine needles and rare firm ground. In addition my total riding had dropped off over the last few months and I had not been on a MTB for at least two months. The start was not good missing my first junction and then going too far. Seeing a distressed Ken Post heading back along the same track made me reassess and correct.
From then on I took conservative route options and concentrated on navigation rather than speed. Splits show this. Some other competitors had faster legs but I made fewer mistakes and ended up winning my age class
Good map and well set