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    Manitou Incline

    Great news! The Incline is now legally open to the public.
    I'll donate $1 and a get well soon card to the first person who can ride it all the way down.

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    Good news. And, I won't be volunteering to ride down the Incline, no matter how much money is at stake!
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    Quote Originally Posted by baker View Post
    Good news. And, I won't be volunteering to ride down the Incline, no matter how much money is at stake!
    funny thing if you were allowed to bike it someone would try.

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    Does carrying the bike down count? LOL. Glad to hear it's actually open now. That trail is brutal! I love it!

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    I want to ride down it on my mountain unicycle!
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    Laid up right now due to a shoulder injury, the incline is a great way to keep your legs in shape. My calves are still burning from a 4th of July climb up the incline.

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    What trail is this? Is it steeper/longer than the access road on North Table Mtn in Golden?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pearl-drum-man View Post
    What trail is this? Is it steeper/longer than the access road on North Table Mtn in Golden?
    1 mile long and climbs over 2000 vertical feet, 100% steps of all sizes the whole way.

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    With grades as steep as 68% !!!
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    Sheeeeit, brah. I'd ride UP it and then back DOWN it.

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    Or on a 36er Uni, the hard way up:

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    Quote Originally Posted by unigeezer View Post
    Or on a 36er Uni, the dumb way up:

    Fixed that for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skaredshtles View Post
    fixed that for me, because I can't deal with such awesomeness!
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    Quote Originally Posted by unigeezer View Post
    I want to ride down it on my mountain unicycle!
    This would be awesome entertainment. Please let us know if you plan to give it a shot. :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by unigeezer View Post
    fify.
    Nice try, Gramps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkaredShtles View Post
    Nice try, Gramps.
    Why thank you sonny!
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    I "hiked" this last year, definitely a real ball buster. Saw two hard core dudes carry their bikes up and ride down Barr trail. No thanks!!

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    If a dollar is 100% total ride, I will take the last .10 cents. Bet you I could do that!
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    Kind of like the Grouse Grind in Vancouver, except you can come down from that one on a chairlift. It is 2800 ft in 1.8 miles, lots of uneven stone stairs and some loose dirt slide sections.

    My knees hurt just thinking about descending 2000ft in one mile on uneven stairs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrxpilot View Post
    I "hiked" this last year, definitely a real ball buster. Saw two hard core dudes carry their bikes up and ride down Barr trail. No thanks!!
    If you hike your bike up, how much singletrack do you get coming down and how far do you come out from where you parked. That sounds like fun if you get a 2000 ft descent for only a mile hike, 2000 up ft or not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ryan12210 View Post
    If you hike your bike up, how much singletrack do you get coming down and how far do you come out from where you parked. That sounds like fun if you get a 2000 ft descent for only a mile hike, 2000 up ft or not.
    Yeah well good luck, that would be brutal carrying a bike up that, better off riding the barr trail up then just turning around once you can't go anymore. You will come out 100 yards from parking lot or just park in manitou and ride rode down when done.

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