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Tour of the Gila - anyone going?(3 posts)

Tour of the Gila - anyone going?BipedZed
Apr 19, 2002 5:27 AM
5 day stage race May 1-5 in Silver City, NM with an uphill TT, 3 road stages, and a criterium. Lots of climbing in the high desert.

I'm racing the 3s and wondering if anyone else is going or has been before and has any info to offer?
re: Tour of the Gila - anyone going?bikenraider99
Apr 19, 2002 6:13 AM
Have you gotten a chance to check out the routes? I think they're posted on the "Tour of the Gila" website. I'm not going, however, good luck to you in it. Stage races are fun, a five dayer has to be great!
re: Tour of the Gila - anyone going?dotkaye
Apr 19, 2002 8:42 AM
haven't raced it but I've driven over the roads around Silver City, the only place in 40 states that the van's brakes burned.. hills not so much long as unendingly short and steep, road full of sharp turns. FWIW..