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Old 01-28-07, 06:51 PM   #1
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BICYCLING Hill Climbs

Any of you having problems locating some of BICYCLINGs' hill climbs in their current issue? I found the 3 biggest ones in Maui, Montana and Colorado. But Mt. lemon in Arizona and "the Dolly Partons" in Louisiana, zip, nada. If you have done any of the climbs would you please tell me how to find them? Like the 60 feet of climbing at 37% grade in Pittsburg.
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Any of you having problems locating some of BICYCLINGs' hill climbs in their current issue? I found the 3 biggest ones in Maui, Montana and Colorado. But Mt. lemon in Arizona and "the Dolly Partons" in Louisiana, zip, nada. If you have done any of the climbs would you please tell me how to find them? Like the 60 feet of climbing at 37% grade in Pittsburg.
I did a google search and found:

http://72.14.209.104/search?q=cache:...s&ct=clnk&cd=5

It mentions Canton ave in Beechview as your 37% hill.
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Old 01-29-07, 06:31 PM   #3
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Mt. Lemon in AZ is right outside of Tucson.
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There is a web site listed for most if not all of the climbs.
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There is a web site listed for most if not all of the climbs.
I don't subscribe to Bicycling. How long is the list? Anyone care to post the links?
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Any of you having problems locating some of BICYCLINGs' hill climbs in their current issue? I found the 3 biggest ones in Maui, Montana and Colorado. But Mt. lemon in Arizona and "the Dolly Partons" in Louisiana, zip, nada. If you have done any of the climbs would you please tell me how to find them? Like the 60 feet of climbing at 37% grade in Pittsburg.
It's Pittsburgh with an H and we supposedly have the steepest paved surface in the world.
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One of the climbs is up Cadillac Mtn in Acadia. I have hiked it, and driven up it, but never on a bike. It is really steep towards the end.

A couple of my favorite training climbs.. Bear Notch Loop just outside Conway.
And Gorham NH up to Pinkham Notch, the AMC has a nice cafeteria there. Try the soup.
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Go to Maui and climb Haleakala. 10,000 feet up...have fun.
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we've gotta 20% and it kicks my ass.
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It's Pittsburgh with an H and we supposedly have the steepest paved surface in the world.

Shucks, and I was all ready for the East Bay City reference...

http://www.ci.pittsburg.ca.us/pittsburg/
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Climbs in Arizona:
http://www.hlhap.com/azroadclimbs.html
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It's Pittsburgh with an H and we supposedly have the steepest paved surface in the world.
Or perhaps second steepest.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldwin_Street,_Dunedin
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