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Old 06-19-08, 08:48 AM   #1
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New York vacation Out West (Garmin Links)

Well, I'm out west now, looking for trouble.

First stop, pikes peak. Tried riding / hiking up the mtb trail, but ran out of oxygen at 11000 ft. Maybe I'll try again once I'm acclimated.

http://trail.motionbased.com/trail/activity/6026621



Next stop, climbing East Portal Road at Black Canyon of the Gunnison. 16% grade on a compact double, and no, there weren't any less steep parts. ha.

Made it up to the gate (the end of the 16% part), then blew the front tire descending and had to hike / get a ride back down.

http://trail.motionbased.com/trail/activity/6026620



More links to follow, hopefully including bike tour colorado rides from next week.
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Old 06-19-08, 10:53 AM   #2
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Now wonder you blew a tire dude. It says your max travelling speed was 94.2 mph. way to be!!
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