Wednesday, February 11, 2009


That nasty climb they made us haul our bikes up two hours into the race? Here are a couple shots of Alex and me as we get close to the top (courtesy of Michael R.). By this point we'd been pushing and carrying our bikes up the mountain for about 45 minutes. These capture the "horrible" in TMHTE much better than any of my photos do.

At least we can take some consolation from the fact that we resisted the temptation to take this trail on the second stage. It looks way shorter on the map, but Alex had heard that it's not a good idea. This is why:

Here's the profile of our ride:

1 comment:

that dave said...

there's nothing like graphic testimony. nice ride!