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Breathless Agony Bike Ride

May 04, 2013 · Redlands, CA

Distance: Century Ride +

This option heads out of Redlands to some great country roads. The first pass is Jack Rabbit Trail ‚Äì one of Robert Kahler’s favorite climbs that reminds him of climbing on the backroads of France. You will be treated to Food Stop #1 in Beaumont before the beautiful climb up the second pass to the apple orchards of Oak Glen!! This climb is one of the toughest on the Redlands Bicycle Classic, an event that attracts teams from around the world. You will climb 1,690 Feet in 4.8 Miles for an Average Grade of 6.7%!! There are some pieces that are over 11.4% which will leave you Breathless for sure so bring your climbing gears!! The reward is an incredible 7 mile downhill to Food Stop #2 at the Mill Creek Ranger Station followed by another 7 mile downhill back to the park!! A 3 GU Ride.

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