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Old 09-28-2013, 08:19 PM   #31459
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Originally Posted by mgorman View Post
I wanted a challenge and I got one. I rode my Trek XO1 Single Speed with a 39/16 gear on a 100k full of short steep climbs. 59 miles, 4,400 vert. feet, and 3h45' later, I was wolfing down a blueberry fry pie with ice cream.

I can't wait until tomorrow to see how my legs feel at the mx track. They'll probably fold like a cheap lawn chair under Rosie O"Donnel on the 1st jump.

Nicely done. You're an ironman.

How was the gearing, spot on?
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