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Old 10-04-2018, 05:28 PM
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This may arguably be; the most boring ride in the world. Double digit elevation gain over 100 miles and pretty in-inspirational scenery....but- work pals talked me into riding it again this year.

Any other Paceline folks in attendance? Post ride beers?

Let me know if anyone will be there.
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Old 11-05-2018, 09:30 AM
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I've ridden it once. And would wholeheartedly agree. Won't do it a second time. It also seems to attract a ton of inexperienced group riders. About as exciting as the annual Bike to the Beach for Autism speaks, or any sort of triathlon out at Dewey, Bethany or Rehoboth. Will say though, if you want to do a 5hr century, it's a good one to choose.



My wife gets confused when we visit there during the summer. a 60 mile ride near home takes around 3.5-4 hours with stops. a 60-mile ride out there takes a bit more than 3 hrs, even with stops. I have to explain to her that the elevation changes make a difference (3500±'/60 miles at home, 300'/60 miles out at the delaware shore) for my average speed.
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Old 11-08-2018, 06:51 PM
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This may arguably be; the most boring ride in the world. Double digit elevation gain over 100 miles and pretty in-inspirational scenery....but- work pals talked me into riding it again this year.

Any other Paceline folks in attendance? Post ride beers?

Let me know if anyone will be there.
That honor goes to the NYD ride around Haines point in DC. 100 miles on a dead flat 3.1mile loop. And it has water on 2 of the 3 sides, so if it's breezy, it has the added joy of being raw.
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