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Old 11-10-09, 04:09 PM   #1
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Free Austin Hill Ride

Take a look Nov 14
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Old 11-10-09, 04:24 PM   #2
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I've always wanted to do that one... not this year. Bring low gears!
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Old 11-10-09, 08:08 PM   #3
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Good luck to all, I think I would die.
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Haven't decided if I'm doing it or not. If I do, I'll probably do the first hill or two, then declare victory.
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I'm cramping up just reading about it.
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Irene is going.
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Old 11-11-09, 03:16 PM   #7
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Motherfreakingpussbucket.

Had I known about this, I would have done it without even thinking twice.



Is there a mailing list or something so this travesty doesn't happen again next year?
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Old 11-11-09, 07:07 PM   #8
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I had planned to go but came down with the pork flu.
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I decided I'm in for the first loop. I'll be the slow overweight middle aged guy on a Ti Motobecane :-)
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Motherfreakingpussbucket.

Had I known about this, I would have done it without even thinking twice.



Is there a mailing list or something so this travesty doesn't happen again next year?
http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/tourdashugel/
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Old 11-11-09, 11:13 PM   #11
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That ride looks like death! terrifying.. just a horror show! i could see 50 miles or less but 100....lol
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Old 11-15-09, 05:39 PM   #12
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Irene : Back from Tour Das Hugel! I was in the saddle for 10hrs and completed 91 miles. In reality, it was impossible to stay in the saddle for nonstop 20% grade climbs. Im proud to say I only walked my bike up a climb once...it was 26% grade! Who knew Austin was the F#^&ing hilly!
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Who knew Austin was the F#^&ing hilly!
According to this guy from Pittsburgh who visited Austin, Austin is basically completely flat. (his exact words.)

(Yes, I did add some choice comments, and mentioned this very ride ...)
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Tour Das Hugel 13,000 feet of climbing.
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Congrats on your 91 miles. I did the first loop because I had family stuff to do. How did you like the High Road?
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I was posting info from a friend (Irene) that rode the 91 miles.
What you see is all she wrote on another site.
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