Sanny reflects upon whether trail nirvana lightning can strike twice. Words & Photography Sanny They say that you should never go back. If you have experienced what you consider to be trail perfection, do you risk tarnishing the memory? If the tumblers and stars aligned to give you an unforgettable moment in your riding life, can a return visit ever live up to the image and feeling you have created in your mind’s eye? Distance is said to lend enchantment and lightning is said to never strike twice (although try telling that to Roy ‘Human Lightning Rod’ Sullivan who was struck seven times in his lifetime, after the last of which he encountered a bear which he promptly bopped with a tree branch!), but ever the optimist, I’m not so sure.