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Old 04-13-2018, 04:40 PM
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Texas hundred April 14 Saturday 8 am

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Old 04-14-2018, 04:53 AM
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Let's go do a hundred miles in some of the most beautiful roads in Texas Hill Country with Lance pal!
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Old 04-14-2018, 08:31 AM
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It's a good ride, fast. Very wet last year. Kinda turned into a race of attrition as people flatted out, or crashed over the final dirt section.

I have was planning to ride it this year but it didn't work out.

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Old 04-14-2018, 10:52 PM
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This year was the opposite.

Superb weather.
Yeah it was windy but riding into the headwind only for the first half, the second half was tailwind all the way home, yeehaw!

Rode in the front group with Lance and the gang for a while and then noticed how everyone was tensed up, fighting for position, pissing at each other and not even looking outside at the beautiful scenery that passes us by, decided that was dumb and peeled off to do my own thing.

In the end...

102 miles
6:52 hr
5000+ feet
47-72 degrees
Wind 30+
Merlin Agilis Ti Schwalbe Pro One 25mm super awesome combo
Enjoying the views and fine weather, got off the bike feeling fresh as daisy
Going fast and going hard is waaaaay over-rated
Unbelievable day on the bike
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Old 04-15-2018, 03:39 PM
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A bit of the action in the Lance group

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Old 04-15-2018, 03:41 PM
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The route



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Old 04-18-2018, 06:23 PM
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Was there any gravel sections on this route? I've been trying to link up some gravel for a small group of us from Austin to ride.
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Old 04-18-2018, 07:21 PM
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Was there any gravel sections on this route? I've been trying to link up some gravel for a small group of us from Austin to ride.
Yes, about 5 miles, and a few sections of several hundred meters. It's primarily road. Wonderful ride, very remote for the last 55 miles or so.

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Old 04-19-2018, 12:47 AM
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you want a good stretch of gravel, you got to go further west, past Llano. Check out the route for Castell Grind.
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Old 04-20-2018, 05:14 PM
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you want a good stretch of gravel, you got to go further west, past Llano. Check out the route for Castell Grind.
Thanks and yes have done that area.
Bailed on Castell Grind this year - last minute because of the cold weather that blew in (I know, there's a name for guys like me!).
Looking for something a little closer to Austin that we could do regularly.
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Old 04-20-2018, 06:52 PM
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I would have done the same except I got two pals who dragged me to the start line along with the other dumbasses.

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showt...hlight=Castell

The only other gravel sections I know of is the Holey Roller route by bicycle sports shop.
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