The engine is humming no more than a couple of meters to my left, and far below me lies Germany. In less than three hours I will be in Nice, in the sun and in the warmth. The bike is prepped, helmets packed and on my feet are a brand new pair of Five ten shoes. This is going to be a good week.
I will meet up with Cissi and Martin, do a quick afternoon lap in the fabulous mountains above Nice and then head over to Italy and Finale for a couple of days.
As for splitboarding developments, a few more things have arrived. Dual height climbing wires, for those 'murican steep steep skintracks:
G3 tailclips, they worked well last time around and are easier to find than the Sparks