Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > > >

Northern California Northern California

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-19-07, 10:55 AM   #1
'nother
semifreddo amartuerer
Thread Starter
 
'nother's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Northern CA
Bikes: several
Posts: 4,599
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Final Low-key Hillclimb of 2007: Thanksgiving Day, Mt. Hamilton

http://lowkey.djconnel.com/2007/week9/

Who's in? The series has been great fun so far. Hamilton should be interesting...different character than most of the other climbs.
'nother is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-07, 03:38 PM   #2
AzureDrpTp
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Bay Area, CA
Bikes:
Posts: 332
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I heard BigSean was blazing up the Sierra climb on saturday.
AzureDrpTp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-07, 04:41 PM   #3
BigSean
Senior Member
 
BigSean's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Nor-Cal Bay Area
Bikes:
Posts: 5,088
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by AzureDrpTp View Post
I heard BigSean was blazing up the Sierra climb on saturday.
The only thing blazing was my lungs. I am much more suited for Mt Hamilton. However I cant really take off and leave my wife all day to cook by herself. I wish I could do it, cause it is more my kinda of grades. Big ring climbing and keep the momentum going. I havent been doing any sustained climbing lately and it really showed as I died with a mile to the top. I went out a punished myself with 6 repeats on Kennedy yesterday.
BigSean is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-07, 05:48 PM   #4
Hermes 
Elite Rider
 
Hermes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: La Jolla, CA
Bikes: Too Many
Posts: 9,914
Mentioned: 66 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 84 Post(s)
Velodiva and I will be there.
Hermes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-07, 07:23 PM   #5
Hermes 
Elite Rider
 
Hermes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: La Jolla, CA
Bikes: Too Many
Posts: 9,914
Mentioned: 66 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 84 Post(s)
Hey 'nother: How many water bottles are you going to carry?
Hermes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-07, 07:24 PM   #6
Ty.S
Shameless Fred
 
Ty.S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: San Jose
Bikes: 07' Trek 2100 / 05' Trek Fuel 80
Posts: 533
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I really wanted to do this one, but I can't bail on my obligations, if the race was earlier in the AM and I wasn't so slow, I'd be able to. Maybe I'll just do my OLH / Skyline / Kings loop a few times or something.
Ty.S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-07, 09:12 AM   #7
'nother
semifreddo amartuerer
Thread Starter
 
'nother's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Northern CA
Bikes: several
Posts: 4,599
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hermes View Post
Hey 'nother: How many water bottles are you going to carry?
Good question. I will probably go with 2 smaller bottles, maybe not quite full. Or if I'm feeling really brave, just 1 large one, full. I hate carrying water I don't use in a race...but this is going to be ~1.5 hrs or longer at fairly high intensity.
'nother is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-07, 10:08 AM   #8
Hermes 
Elite Rider
 
Hermes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: La Jolla, CA
Bikes: Too Many
Posts: 9,914
Mentioned: 66 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 84 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by 'nother View Post
Good question. I will probably go with 2 smaller bottles, maybe not quite full. Or if I'm feeling really brave, just 1 large one, full. I hate carrying water I don't use in a race...but this is going to be ~1.5 hrs or longer at fairly high intensity.
My wife and I did a trial ride up MH three weeks ago on the weekend that it was warm and I consumed three large water bottles on the climb. It will be cooler Thursday and I think I am taking two large ones and plan on drinking them. On the training ride, I felt great the last 7 miles and I think part of it was I was not dehydrated.
Hermes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-07, 11:36 AM   #9
uspspro
Tandem Mountain Climber
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: San Mateo, CA
Bikes: Calfee Tandem, Custom CAAD9 BB30, 90 Santana Arriva Tandem, 02 CAAD4 errand bike, 87 Cannondale "Black Lightning"
Posts: 4,101
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I would take 2.
uspspro is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:34 AM.