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Brent Tucker rides bike 357 miles in mountain adventure

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Brent Tucker, a member of the West Alabama Mountain Biking Association, celebrates at the finish line at Silver Comet Trail near the Alabama-Georgia line after riding 357 miles in the 2020 Trans North Georgia Adventure.

Intense warmth. Cat naps within the woods. Trails coated in roots. Thunderstorms. Excessive climbs of seven or eight straight miles going uphill, at midnight. A backpack crammed with simply the necessities. Moments the place neither coronary heart nor legs had been prepared.

Brent Tucker coated 357 miles on his mountain bike in 4½ days. It was a type of experiences of a lifetime, aside from one factor: Tucker desires to do it once more.

“It was pleasing and horrible on the identical time,” Tucker mentioned of his participation within the Trans North Georgia Journey 2020. “However I might do it once more.”

The Trans North Georgia Journey is a “bikepacking” endurance trip for mountain bikers. On its web site, TNGA refers back to the occasion as not a race however an “journey.” There isn’t any entrance price. There’s additionally no prize, no place finishes. Individuals’ occasions are recorded and documented “just for comparability.”

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