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    grasso e lento
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    Anyone race the Billy Cross

    I was just looking for information about it from a SS point of view.....


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    billy cross + ss = ouch

    The course is in my opinion very technical. You ought to go and pre-ride it. Once you cross the bridge it's about 2 miles or so. At the top of one of the hills you take a left and head down. There is a Ranger station midway down with campsites. Keep following it until it dead ends into a large gravel parking lot. Unfortunately, the course is not marked very well. They use sticks and tree branches. It's about a 4-5 mile loop. Lot's of short steep climbs.

    I pushed it running 34:17 and it hurt. I had to hike up some of the hills. An easier gear ratio would be better. Maybe 34:18 or evern 34:20.

    hope that helps you

    Quote Originally Posted by Dude
    I was just looking for information about it from a SS point of view.....


    -Dude

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    don't try this at home
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude
    I was just looking for information about it from a SS point of view.....


    -Dude
    like stoom said, it's pretty tough. constant rollling. steep ups, steep downs, not much in the way of 'rest zones'. that laps are only a few miles but can feel like forever.

    it's been a couple of years since i last did one. i'm thinking of going out there again sometime this season.

    it's pretty low key event, which is nice.

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