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Old 02-15-11, 03:14 PM   #1
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Great 24% grade training hill!

Found this great 200 foot long ramp at Redondo Beach, CA. It's 24% grade makes it super steep and perfect for hill training.

[video=youtube;WWit2bxQ9GQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWit2bxQ9GQ[/video]
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Old 02-15-11, 03:46 PM   #2
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Jeez, I'm outa breath from just watching that.
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Old 02-15-11, 03:55 PM   #3
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You are so awesome, very well done!
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Old 02-15-11, 04:18 PM   #4
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Jeez, I'm outa breath from just watching that.
haha, me too!

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You are so awesome, very well done!
Thanks. I really want to be able to get 10 climbs! (My body might have something to say about that though, loL!)
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Old 02-15-11, 04:28 PM   #5
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Aw, come on, man. You're only carrying half the weight of a full bike. (Just kidding.)

That's a bit like the hill that leads up to my house. I end every ride on a 1000 ft 19 - 22% climb. It's always a good indicator of how hard the rest of the ride was. There are some days when I've put in too many miles or hammered too hard, where I barely make it.
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Old 02-15-11, 04:32 PM   #6
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Looks like fun to me! I'll try it next time I find myself that far North along the beach. Reminds me of Blue Lantern in Dana Point. Very steep, but not very long.

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