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Dirty Dozen

There's a bike race in Pittsburgh called the Dirty Dozen. Something about 12 little hills. Looking at the mapmyride it doesn't look too bad. We do more elevation on a typical wingbiter in less miles. Watching the video (long) makes it look much more difficult. I'm sure it has nothing on Coleman's Hillier-than-Hell 10K Century. Nice community event though.

Let's train for this. It's in November, I think. By the way, it looks like a son-of-a gun, with a mountain finish. During the summer, we could do this route on Sundays for our training ride: Dirty Dozen Training Ride! Let me keep working on this. I'm sure I can work Barbourtown Rd. and Satan's Elbow into this!

In reply to CrossBikeRedPants

Who would turn down hills?

I just added up their hills and came up with 7769 ft. Mapmyride has trouble with math. If only computers could help!

In reply to CrossBikeRedPants

I'm going to need new gearing

In reply to CrossBikeRedPants

> Check this out! Another Dirty Dozen Training Ride

Ok, but I think next spring. Just seems like a bit much for a Wingbiter, especially in winter.

I'd be up for it, but being it's in November I'll need to stay for a Steelers game. I lived there for 5 years and have family in Pittsburgh, it would be a great reason to go see them.

Oooh! Oooh! Ooooh! A third Dirty Dozen training ride! And--what's better than this?--we get to stay with Christian's family!