When Kona bikes invited us to join them in racing the Kona-sponsored 24hrs in the Old Pueblo in the Arizona desert last weekend, we could hardly say no. With temperatures in the 20’s and a promise of dry dusty trails, any thoughts of not really being fit enough to ride a 24 in February were quickly brushed aside, and the passport duly recovered from the bottom of a drawer.

We’ve got an interview with the solo men’s winner Cory Wallace coming up in a future issue of Privateer (read on to find out why he’s such an interesting character) but these shots are going spare so we thought we’d present them here to whet your appetite.

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