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View Poll Results: If you have a 300 foot climb, which grade would you prefer?
5% grade, sit and spin it up. Tough it out. 25 48.08%
10% grade, get out of saddle and climb. Get it over with. 18 34.62%
15% grade, don't remember how you do it because you tend to pass out 1 1.92%
Take a taxi or use a rope tow. 8 15.38%
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Old 06-28-07, 04:43 PM   #1
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Poll: what kind of climbing do you prefer?

I think I'm the only one who has not posted a poll on this site, so just out of curiousity, describe your climbing style. Do take your time.

The question is, do you take it on all at once and get it over with, or do you prefer to drag things out?

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Old 06-28-07, 04:44 PM   #2
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what happened to the poll?
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how about a 7% average climb , but over 2000 foot climb . And both out of saddle and sit and spin.
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Old 06-28-07, 04:54 PM   #4
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How bout taking the climb in the opposit direction.
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Old 06-28-07, 05:15 PM   #5
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You left out an option: Vote to take the hills off the island.
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Old 06-28-07, 05:17 PM   #6
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Ride a taxi to the top and coast down.
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Old 06-28-07, 05:17 PM   #7
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We ain't got no hills!
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Old 06-28-07, 05:19 PM   #8
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300 ft is a climb????
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I usually sit and spin, but of late, I'm getting up off the saddle for at least part of the hill.
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Old 06-28-07, 05:25 PM   #10
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300 ft is a climb????
It is for me (though I have done more)
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I vote for a coffee shop halfway up
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I think I'm the only one who has not posted a poll on this site,
Nope, I guess I'm the last one standing, no polls. On the other hand, my wife is half Polish, does that count?
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Old 06-28-07, 05:32 PM   #13
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There were not enough choices.


so I didn't vote

but I am glad you have lost your cherry
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I vote for a 1% grade over a 6 mile stretch.
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I thought you had to live in Colorado to make a poll.
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I thought you had to live in Colorado to make a poll.

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We ain't got no hills!
How about the bridge over the intercoastal canal???
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How about the bridge over the intercoastal canal???

Too far, I use the one that goes over the interstate. I- 10
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I prefer a -5% grade, about three miles, slightly winding with a good quality road surface and no traffic, thank you berry much.
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I voted for 5% because the 5 and the % are on the same key.

But seriously, a long steady climb where I can gear down, spin, and be alone with my thoughts while remaining aerobic is actually enjoyable for me.
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You didn't list "social".
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Well, I was just about to take a Belgium.
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I think I'm the only one who has not posted a poll on this site, so just out of curiousity, describe your climbing style. Do take your time.

The question is, do you take it on all at once and get it over with, or do you prefer to drag things out?
You should have taken a poll about who has taken polls.


I still need to learn to stand to climb. Makes me feel klutzy
but it is another skill I need.
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It's hard to know since I'm a bad estimator of grade.....
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OK, I figure -since I'm currently doing a 500' climb of 11% out of the saddle now- I'll vote 10% & out of the saddle.
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