Climbs like a sprinter...
4hrs 51mins* biyotch!fleck said:With only 1 ride at 50 and one at 70 you aren't setting a realistic goal of 5 hours.
Don't set yourself up to fail. Set goals that are possible to reach.
Last year the same ride took me 6 hours.
*would have been faster if one of our group wasn't suffering/cramping for the last 50 miles.