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    My first 400k.

    Posted in Clydesdale forum. Didn't want to litter the boards with crossposting. It's a very long post.


    Long story short:
    24h 30m finish.
    "I feel like my world was classier before I found cyclocross."
    - Mandi M.

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    It's a worthwhile read.

    Congrats again,

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    Great read! Congrats on finishing a tough ride! We might have seen some of you on SR-9 on our way down from Sedro-Wooley to Arlington.

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    Congrats on the finish! A beautiful but tough route. The second-to-last climb was brutal, being at the end of the ride like that from what I remember..

    I was set to do the ride, but my digestive system said otherwise that morning.. I was all set to ride over there and everything but decided to bail instead.

    Btw last year Burpee Hill Rd was loose gravel, it was truly insane. Even paved it's gotta be challenging.

    See you at the 600?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattm View Post
    Congrats on the finish! A beautiful but tough route. The second-to-last climb was brutal, being at the end of the ride like that from what I remember..
    You know, that wasn't the one that was really grating on me. It was the climb up Woodinville-Duvall Road from the valley, 1 hill previous to 128th that was the tough one.

    Quote Originally Posted by mattm View Post
    Btw last year Burpee Hill Rd was loose gravel, it was truly insane. Even paved it's gotta be challenging.
    It was still chip-sealed, but not fresh. Narayan said the year before it was sheer hell.

    Quote Originally Posted by mattm View Post
    See you at the 600?
    As a control volunteer, maybe.
    "I feel like my world was classier before I found cyclocross."
    - Mandi M.

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