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Old 04-14-13, 12:20 PM
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Top speed down Robert E Lee in Austin?

My smart phone app said I almost hit 50 MPH down that hill. Starting to doubt its veracity. Anyone think that's unrealistic for that hill?

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I've found faster hills than that in Dallas so 50mph is not unreasonable in Austin.
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Well, here is that hill on Strava, though it also covers a long flat stretch at the end.

I'd say 50 mph isn't out of the question. I certainly end up riding my brakes all the way down, and that's probably at 30 mph or so.
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I certainly end up riding my brakes all the way down
huh what**********
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Originally Posted by bjtesch
huh what**********
35+ mph makes me nervous.
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