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Old 04-30-2013, 10:24 PM   #28479
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Originally Posted by bogieboy View Post
if i knew that hill was coming,i think i would be running some 32 or 36s.....not my standard 23-25cs....
phew. this site says its a 37% grade.

http://www.frontiernet.net/~rochball...wns/canton.htm

ah, other sources say, that 37% grade is only for 6.5 meters :)

SF has a couple streets that are 30%+ for nearly a full block. they are closed to traffic, however.

this street in SF is just over 31% for a 250 foot block, and was open to traffic in the 1950s :-O



and this street on Bernal Heights exceeds 37% for several short stretches,

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