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|distance||2 x 1.29 = 2.58 miles (2 x 2.07 = 4.14 km)|
|climbing||2 x 702' = 1404' (2 x 214 m = 428)|
|when?||27 Oct 2018|
|what time||Meet at 10:00|
Climb starts at 10:10
|why?||Ask not why; just do!|
Bay area winds
|route map (look here!)|
Redwood Gulch x2 is up next! We'll meet up at the bottom around 10am. Ascend once and track your time to the peak, about 100 meters before the Hwy 9 intersection. Continue on and loop back around the long way so we don't cause any havoc. (The shortest "long way" is to descend Hwy 9, left to climb Pierce Rd, left on Mt Eden Rd rollers, left on Stevens Canyon again....) Climb up Redwood Gulch again. Add the two times together for a score!
(Another reason not to descend Redwood Gulch in between the climbs is it will confuse Strava.)
***Bonus: We'll take 20 seconds off anyone who has a faster time the 2nd ascent. (Because I think that is hard to do and good for you.) Pace yourself! But not too much or it'll be slower total anyway.
-- Andy Crews
Sorry, folks! We require all riders wear helmets during the climb, and we follow the USA Cycling rule against ear buds or other head phones. Rock to tunes before the climb, perhaps, but we need riders to pay attention to what's happening during the climb...
Low-Key is all about a group of friends riding up a hill together. It's like any other informal group ride, except we time you to the top and report the results on our web site. But we have no road closures, no lead vehicle, no follow vehicle. We are traffic, sharing the roads with other traffic, following the laws and courtesy which applies to traffic. This includes riding to the right of the road when practicable, and not crossing double yellows to pass riders or to get through corners faster. We're each responsible for our own actions out there, on and off the bike, both as users of the road as as courteous visitors to the neighborhoods we pass through. "Ceci n'est pas un race".