more shit cell phone pics of my bike on a ride. The weather opened up this morning to around 55 degrees, and that means heading up into the mountains. This particular climb is pretty short, but has around 965 feet of elevation gain in 3.5 miles. The descent is a blast, and all together I got gains of 1600 feet in 10 miles.
Near the top, around 8500 feet
The beginning of the switchbacks. The whole road is like this and its easy to hit about 48mph on the descents: