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    I'm not sure if this is the forum for this event, but I'm in awe of two friends (Brad & Josh) who are attempting to "climb" the equivalent of Mt. Everest on a bicycle.

    They'll be going up and down Normanstone/32nd (between Woodley Park and the National Cathedral) on Veterans Day (tomorrow). One hundred fifty-one times. Here's 0.33% of the route:

    https://www.strava.com/segments/22182356

    They plan to start about 4 am and, if all goes to plan, ride until 9 pm.

    I'm sure they wouldn't mind a bit of company through some of the mind-numbing repetitions.

    As inspiration, here's an article about an attempt in Pittsburgh:
    https://triblive.com/local/pittsburg...urn-154-times/

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    I will swing by and ride a couple laps of support.

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    Here they are on about lap 31

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    They finished! Huge congrats to Josh and Brad for an excellent summit! When you guys do it on gravel, let me know, I may join in!

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    I went back after work and rode 6-7 more reps with them. Here they are refueling at about lap 114 with 50 or so miles to go.
    I felt badly abandoning them, but am very pleased to hear that they made it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve O View Post
    I went back after work and rode 6-7 more reps with them. Here they are refueling at about lap 114 with 50 or so miles to go.
    I felt badly abandoning them, but am very pleased to hear that they made it.
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    Pretty freakin' amazing feat, Josh and Brad!

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