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Old 07-31-08, 09:12 PM   #1
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Yaquina Lighthouse

Anyone doing the Yaquina Lighthouse Century in August? The scenery looks great, but I'm a little nervious about how much of it is on 101.
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Old 07-31-08, 10:54 PM   #2
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No problem on 101 in that area, nice wide shoulder and a tailwind. The hard part will be some of the climbs inland, but they are fine. It's a great place to ride, very beautiful along the beach.
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How hard are the climbs? I made my first century attempt last month with the Pioneer Century, but that climb up Sawtell Road left me with absolutely nothing in the tank and so I ended up only doing the 55-mile loop.

I tried mapping the ride out on veloroutes (http://veloroutes.org/bikemaps/?route=18050) and obviously there's no single climb that looks anything like Sawtell but lots of short climbs. So I have some idea what it looks like on paper, but what's it like in reality?
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There is 2800 ft of climbing over 100 miles, so it's not too bad at all, mostly rollers and a couple longer climbs.

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