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Old 03-30-19, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by davester View Post
That wasn't the point I was making. I constantly ride hills because that's the terrain I live in (my typical rides are 5,000' and 50 miles and I recently completed the Death Ride [130 miles, 16,000']). However, as I move towards my sunset years I expect that pulling off such rides without power assist will become more and more difficult. I see no reason to curtail riding because of some silly purity argument regarding motor assist.
Anyone who can complete 130miles with 16,000 cumulative of climbing will always have my admiration.
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