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Old 04-10-12, 09:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Nachoman View Post
Haleakala has been on my bucket list for many years now. So when my wife began planning our recent vacation to Maui, with my sister and her family, I began to get excited knowing that Id get to pedal up to the top of Haleakala, take a picture of myself in front of the observation tower and post about it here on BF.

The long story short is that I climbed 6,500 feet, gave up, and turned around totally dejected.

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Fail my a** -- that is an awesome achievement.

I drove that road last Christmas and egads what a hill.

If I thought I could make it half as far as you I'd be stopping strangers on the street corner to brag about it.

Be proud!

-Tom in SoCal
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