Greetings Team Seagal fan. Last Tuesday Nico and I found ourselves leaving Chinatown around 1:00 AM on a mission to ride our newly acquired Kona Major One SS CX bikes. We have each had them for about a month, but haven't had the opportunity to truly break them in. What was the plan you ask? We decided a night ride to Klondike Park would be the only way to really see what these bikes can do. We loaded up with lights, water, burritos, chinamen, and a full can of bugspray. Let me be the first to tell you that this ride couldn't of been possible without the extreme generosity and unbelievable showing of superior attittude from our good friends Team Trail Monster! They set us up with a campsite stocked with food, a cooler of ice cold beer, and Hennesey Hammocks both with some bedside reading material from Jim's private reserve! After rolling up Midland for about 1hr we hit the first major decent of the ride, Marine. We the rolled through Creve Coure Lake and over the Missouri River to The Katy Trail for the next 21mi or so. Upon arrival we had one last climb in our way of the campsite and cooler of ice cold relief. We crushed the climb that led into Klondike and quickly found ourselves drinking beers till the sun came up. We both made it into bed around 6am and awoke sometime around noon to the sound of TTM arriving to pack up camp....I don't think they thought we would still be there, but I was glad to see them and it was nice to give them props in person. After our breakfast APA's we headed back home in a race against the rain. Luckily we never got hit too bad and made it back to STL dry and just in time to watch the TDF. It was a great ride, and again thanks Jim and Wendy for hooking us up like you did! Truly amazing.
Crossing the river
1st Katy Trail rest area.
Katy Trail video
Camp Trail Monster
"Calling all Chinamen, Calling all Chinamen"
Storm's Major One
Where is my BEER!
Nico reading up on the fairer sex.
Little Trail Monster Sydney
Jim, Storm, and Nico before heading back home.
The Daniel Boone Judgement tree
Some Katy scenes
Crossing the river.
Thanks again to TTM for making the 1st Major One Shakedown a truly amazing ride and evening!