After yesterday’s visit to Shropshire the Saracen team headed to Blaenau Ffestiniog for day 3 of XS Power Drink’s Run to the Hills. The slate in the area is known for some wild riding and the new tracks that have recently opened look pretty rad so the perfect place to get the trail bikes out.
Pro setup with Saracen, they even have a mechanic!
Heading to the hills it was late when we received today’s update but the team have had good weather until right at the very end of the day when the heavens opened and they got soaked. A bit of mist in the high hills gave for poor visibility but hopefully some epic shots!
Opting for something a little bigger Blake got to grips with the DH bike today.
Matt Jones is nursing an injured shoulder today but hopefully he will be back up and on it tomorrow. The rest of the team hit up Antur Stiniog in force, even if the weather wasn’t on their side the place is still pretty amazing to ride.
Wild man Sam Dale clearly had a good time today!
Tonight the team heads for Betws y Coed before an early start and drive south for the penultimate day of Run to the Hills. Check back tomorrow and hit the hashtag #dirtrtth to see what has been going down.