Another long post, an epic saga of incompetence. Fortunately, we were able to laugh about the ridiculousness of it all, but that does not mean that we would want to wish it on anybody else.
CLIFF'S NOTES VERSION: this organization is irresponsible, unsafe, and incompetent. Do NOT do a mountain biking trip with them.
We signed up for a mountain...
We enjoyed guiding this family of five. They told us they were road experienced cyclists who had never been on off-road mountain bike paths, but really wanted to. We obliged there request with all professional preparations. A daughter wrote the comments and unfortunately did not get the facts correct.
We have well-tuned professional grade bikes ( one had an adjustment...