Jul 24, 2001 9:54 AM
|Does anybody have guidelines for how to catagorize a climb. I realize that it is sort of wishy washy, typical french protocol, but i would like to compare my suffering 39x27 climbs to Lance's 39x23 @ 90rpm blessed accentions. |
Jul 25, 2001 5:40 AM
Not totally objective.
|by the way...||Dog|
Jul 25, 2001 5:44 AM
|From the article: "The east side of Towne Pass in Death Valley is definitely a 1st Category climb!"
I've ridden this road up and down. It is so steep and long that I hit 64 mph and sustained 55+ mph for over 10 minutes straight going down. Going up was very tough, as you could imagine.