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Discussion: Lincoln Gap

in: PG; PG > 2020-06-30

Jun 30, 2020 7:55 PM # 
VT Gran Fondo. Looks like you have another year to prepare. Or puchase an e-bike :-)
Jun 30, 2020 8:06 PM # 
Who needs an organized event? Actually is much simpler to do on one's own. An e-bike would certainly help, but at that point you might as well just drive up.
Jun 30, 2020 11:27 PM # 
Have some friends training to do 5 gaps in a one day ride -- about 140 miles and a gazillion feet of climb. I won't be on board for that one!
Jul 1, 2020 12:44 AM # 
Having mentioned it on your log, I'd say you're committed.

It looks like the top mile of Lincoln Gap is a bit harder than the B17. Not to mention some climbing to get to the start of that mile. Quite the challenge for the dark blue bike.
Jul 1, 2020 1:33 AM # 
I meant to go try last year, and the year before, but it never happened. Maybe not this year, since there's no point in going if I haven't managed something hard enough around here first, like Kingsley Hill. And that's a big ask.

But these days I've got nothing to look forward too, so need to dream up something.
Jul 1, 2020 4:22 AM # 
Presumably not this Lincoln Gap (not sure what the average gradient of that one is, but 1% is probably a reasonable guess).
Jul 1, 2020 1:19 PM # 
When are you going? let me know if you want some company, I can be your domestique and pass you bottles or snacks or whatever you need :)
Jul 1, 2020 2:11 PM # 
Alex please do this and please film it.

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