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bmclaughlin807 02-16-07 11:08 AM

If you do the Lookout Mtn Loop, then turn around and do it the other direction, it's about 38 miles and 5,400 feet of climbing.

SirScott 02-16-07 12:11 PM

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Originally Posted by Pwnt
We need more hills Mang!

Add Boettcher Mtn at the top of Lookout.

SirScott 02-16-07 12:13 PM

And oh, Mt. Vernon Country Club Rd. after Boettcher.

snowy 02-16-07 01:01 PM

Sheeesh that is still easy :)

Whats up SirScott??

Hey guys guess what I got??

New shoes and pedals :) WHOO HOO.

Pwnt 02-16-07 02:17 PM

Show off! I got a new long cage rear derailluer.:p Still trying to dial it in.PAIN IN THE BUTT!:mad:(More the front derailluer than the rear)

bmclaughlin807 02-16-07 02:19 PM

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Originally Posted by Pwnt
Show off! I got a new long cage rear derailleur. :P Still trying to dial it in.(More the front derailleur than the rear) PAIN IN THE BUTT!:mad:

Meh. Just get friction shifters... then all you have to set is high and low limits. :p

Pwnt 02-16-07 02:24 PM

Who is SirScott? Is it someone I should know?

Hi Sir Scott.

snowy 02-16-07 04:01 PM

SirScott is another Denver local. I rode with him once upon a time. :)

celticfrost 02-16-07 04:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pwnt
We need more hills Mang!


Quote:

Originally Posted by snowy
Sheeesh that is still easy :)

Whats up SirScott??

Hey guys guess what I got??

New shoes and pedals :) WHOO HOO.


Are you 2 are just kidding about there not being enough climbing?? 2700" in 19 miles is pretty hilly in my book. And from ~mile 6.4 to ~mile 11.2, it's about a constant 6% grade. Certainly long and steep enough for me this early in the season.

cyccommute 02-16-07 04:46 PM

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Originally Posted by celticfrost
Are you 2 are just kidding about there not being enough climbing?? 2700" in 19 miles is pretty hilly in my book. And from ~mile 6.4 to ~mile 11.2, it's about a constant 6% grade. Certainly long and steep enough for me this early in the season.

These guys are just animals. Snowy's on a mission to burn herself out before the Triple ByPass.;)

Ya gotta pace yerself, girl!;)

If you want something a little less superhuman, talk to me. I got routes running out my ears;)

bmclaughlin807 02-16-07 05:07 PM

Meh... I think everyone can make this route... the grade isn't really that steep, and those that still want more climbing can get more in after the loop. Those that have had enough can bow out gracefully when we regroup at the Park 'n Ride. Those that are REALLY into it can add Colorow Rd and Mt Vernon Country Club Rd and get another 1000 ft or so of climbing in before the Park 'n Ride.

Trying to keep this fun for everyone, while still being enough of a challenge to keep the better riders coming back to ride again! :) I for one enjoyed the challenge of trying to keep up with the leaders on the sprints, as well as riding back with the rest of the group.

Pwnt 02-16-07 05:38 PM

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Originally Posted by celticfrost
Are you 2 are just kidding about there not being enough climbing?? 2700" in 19 miles is pretty hilly in my book. And from ~mile 6.4 to ~mile 11.2, it's about a constant 6% grade. Certainly long and steep enough for me this early in the season.

Ok if Celtic says its hilly enough then its hilly enough for me. NO more hills Mang!:D

bmclaughlin807 02-16-07 10:44 PM

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Originally Posted by cyccommute
These guys are just animals. Snowy's on a mission to burn herself out before the Triple ByPass.;)

Ya gotta pace yerself, girl!;)

If you want something a little less superhuman, talk to me. I got routes running out my ears;)

So, Mister "I got routes running out my ears", when ya gonna ride with us?

cyccommute 02-17-07 09:51 AM

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Originally Posted by bmclaughlin807
So, Mister "I got routes running out my ears", when ya gonna ride with us?

I did. Last week. That gravity enhanced orange streak flying down 32nd in front of everyone was me...you know, the geezer;) I won't be there on Sunday since my wife has other plans.

Pwnt 02-17-07 11:05 AM

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Originally Posted by cyccommute
I did. Last week. That gravity enhanced orange streak flying down 32nd in front of everyone was me...you know, the geezer;) I won't be there on Sunday since my wife has other plans.


Oh man, I'm musta been WAY in the back. Shame I missed that.:D :beer:

bmclaughlin807 02-17-07 11:23 AM

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Originally Posted by cyccommute
I did. Last week. That gravity enhanced orange streak flying down 32nd in front of everyone was me...you know, the geezer;) I won't be there on Sunday since my wife has other plans.

:o Ok, ok... I have a hard enough time trying to remember names, much less trying to match them up with forum nicknames. *sighs*

So... you're in charge of the route for the 25th, right?

cyccommute 02-17-07 12:19 PM

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Originally Posted by bmclaughlin807
:o Ok, ok... I have a hard enough time trying to remember names, much less trying to match them up with forum nicknames. *sighs*

So... you're in charge of the route for the 25th, right?

'Kay. Boulder County here we come. We'll go for distance and less altitude. Still got hills.

bmclaughlin807 02-17-07 12:23 PM

So... got my bike computer patched together... I'll have to pick up a new one eventually... the sensor mounts are both broken, as was the mount for the cadence sensor. The wire was cut in 3 places, too. :eek:

Anyway, it works... now I can start watching my cadence again.

:eek: Boulder??? That's a long way away! :p

snowy 02-17-07 03:23 PM

Hey all I rode up Lookout Mtn today (in car). There were snow in some spots mostly around corners on the north side of the mountain, tons of sand. I think we will be okay going up. :)

See you all tomorrow.

snowy 02-17-07 04:52 PM

Just kidding totally about the hills. I'm going to be sucking air tomorrow. :) All you boys will be way ahead of me. :)

bmclaughlin807 02-17-07 08:37 PM

Stopped by Westside Cycle today... Kyle has the route and says he'll definitely be there, and he's bringing friends. :)

superdex 02-17-07 09:05 PM

C and I are going to be out there doing it, but earlier (9:30-10ish) ... gots other stuff to do in the afternoon -- maybe we'll see you guys in the lot when we're done--

Raedeke 02-18-07 09:36 AM

Enjoy the ride guys -
I've been putting in 12's at work this week and am completely exhausted.
I may pull out the tandem and take the family to Wash. Park or something this afternoon... but otherwise staying close to the house and catching up on chores, etc.

Looks like another beautiful day in Colorado - Enjoy those hills!!:eek:

snowy 02-18-07 09:58 AM

I'll be there, we might have some mountain bikers join us for the climb up lookout!! :)

See everyone there!!

celticfrost 02-18-07 11:43 AM

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Originally Posted by cyccommute
I did. Last week. That gravity enhanced orange streak flying down 32nd in front of everyone was me...you know, the geezer;) I won't be there on Sunday since my wife has other plans.

Oh, cool. I'm looking forward to reading the latest additions to your cycling blogs/ journal. It should provide some excellent Sunday night reading.


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