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01-07-20, 02:06 PM
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Posted By base2

I cracked & broke the training routine yesterday....

I cracked & broke the training routine yesterday.

The family matriarch passed on. :( So we though it best to go to a Mexican restaurant, and get trashed with a giant margharita, a couple of beers,...
09-09-19, 07:27 AM
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Posted By rm -rf

I've linked to this 2012 RacerOne Haleakala ride...

I've linked to this 2012 RacerOne Haleakala ride report before. With photos, too! It's one of my favorite BF threads.

A Flatlander Climbs Haleakala...
08-15-19, 04:08 PM
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Posted By zacster

Absolutely! Climbing and more climbing is the...

Absolutely! Climbing and more climbing is the only way to be prepared for this. No amount of flat riding will get you ready. I tried that and failed.
08-14-19, 09:50 AM
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Posted By zacster

I always wear cycling shorts on the bike, even...

I always wear cycling shorts on the bike, even when commuting. I was usually close to the only one on my fairly busy commute in NYC wearing spandex. I'd also wear breathable synthetic athletic type...
07-31-19, 03:00 AM
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Posted By zacster

Good luck with this. It is a very difficult ride...

Good luck with this. It is a very difficult ride and I'd recommend an all out road bike for training. You won't be doing this on a hybrid or IGH type bike. And you'll need to lose a lot of weight...
07-28-19, 08:33 PM
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Posted By patrickgm60

I rode Haleakala when I was 52-1/2, 2-1/2 years...

I rode Haleakala when I was 52-1/2, 2-1/2 years after I had started riding. Had lost 30 pounds and gotten decent at climbing. Rented a Trek with a triple crank, "just in case." The round trip still...
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