Readers’ Rides: Miles and his Cannondale Scalpel

Readers’ Rides is a chance for you to show off your favourite trail and your trusty steed. This week we join Miles as he takes his Cannondale Scalpel out on some Californian singletrack.

Name: Miles Crawford
Local riding spot: Mount Wilson Trails, Los Angeles County, California
Years riding: I’ve been riding only about a year now, but I love it. Fortunately, in the United States there are plenty of opportunities for racing and trail riding is how I train
Bike: 2012 Cannonade Scalpel 2, mostly stock but a few custom bits here and there
Camera used: GoPro HD HERO2, with a small tripod and a chest mount
Trail featured in video: The Sunset Ridge trail near the city of Claremont, Los Angeles County

Miles's Cannondale Scalpel 2

Miles's Cannondale Scalpel 2

The climb is rewarded with this amazing vista

The climb is rewarded with this amazing vista

Dropping into the descent, which is full of swoopy switchbacks

Dropping into the descent, which is full of swoopy switchbacks

View from Sunset Point

View from Sunset Point

The Scalpel taking in the view

The Scalpel taking in the view

Thanks to Miles for the photos. You can watch more of his videos here.

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