British cycling legend Steve Peat, along with S.A resident and team mate Greg Minnaar, treat us to a look down the 2014 UCI World Cup Season DH track at Pietermaritzburg.
From what is being said officially, the rocks were added artifically as the hillside is usually soft and rock-free. Apparently the reasoning for this, despite adding more of a technical hurdle to overcome on the descents, was to deter riders from riding enduro bikes and stick to their DH rigs. A pedal-fest for sure, but those rocks are going to be trouble!
You can check out the ever entertaining Claudio Caluori’s course preview (his are the best!) with commentary at the RedBull site here.