Back in the summer of 2013, I took Myrna Mibus, a friend who lives near Northfield, and her son Ryan to the Salem Hills Mountain Bike Trail in Inver Grove Heights for their first ride on a mtb trail. They both had fun (Ryan giggled the whole time, despite a few crashes) and not too long after that, Myrna and her husband Owen bought fat bikes.
Today I accompanied her on her first fat bike ride on the more challenging sections of CROCT’s Sechler Park mtb trail here in Northfield. Sections of The Spine can eat you up and spit you out, as she found out. Fresh snow made it tougher than normal. But she owned a challenging line in the Velodrome section of the Figure 8 loop. Here’s a 40-second video of her various rides. She was smiling and laughing much of the time, just like her son: