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Forum: Touring
06-17-22, 07:23 AM
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Posted By mev

By the time an eastbound TA cyclist gets to...

By the time an eastbound TA cyclist gets to Hoosier Pass, they will have gone over Togwotee Pass (~9600ft) after coming across Yellowstone and spent time in Walden (~8000ft) and then Summit County...
Forum: Touring
06-17-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By mev

Yes, although several things also come from...

Yes, although several things also come from practical experience:
- Altitude definitely varies by person
- There seems to be a fairly sharp effect at what point it cuts in for individuals. For...
Forum: Touring
06-16-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By mev

For what its worth, grew up in Colorado and spent...

For what its worth, grew up in Colorado and spent half my working career in Fort Collins where I have still have property. Parents with condo in Frisco. Four Ride the Rockies and five BTC during...
Forum: Touring
06-16-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By mev

Even that probably overstates things. 8% is...

Even that probably overstates things.

8% is 400ft climb per mile, 10% is 500ft climb per mile. Consider what Google Maps tells us about the very last bit from Chambers Lake to the Summit:...
Forum: Touring
06-16-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 889
Posted By mev

I tend to agree with statements made on Colorado...

I tend to agree with statements made on Colorado passes and would not put it as a strong consideration if it were my choice. I have cycled both Hoosier and Cameron Passes.

I'll also suggest that...
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