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    Athens, GA Hills

    I'm just curious about the grade percentages on hills. I don't have a frame of reference so I'm unable to look at a hill and say, well, that's roughly x%. All I can do is think, "Dang, that's gonna hurt."

    For example, does anyone know more or less what the % on the hill running up Baxter street from the Tate Center is? Or either of the hills on Lumpkin, for that matter?

    It doesn't matter, I'm just wondering.

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rlodewell
    For example, does anyone know more or less what the % on the hill running up Baxter street from the Tate Center is?
    I don't know what the grade is, but whenever I look at that hill I think "Dang, that's gonna hurt."

    Sorry, I can't be of more help.
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    Okay, I fooled around with Toporoute and It looks like the Baxter street hill is around 8.0% to 8.5%.

    I think it did it right.

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    That hill is nasty, another good one is off Barnett Shoals (the old Barnett Shoals) by the Golf course near Watkinsville (I think its called "Creekside").
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