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    Too Kool for Skool
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    Gamvrill warmup

    At gambrill as some of u know there is a big hard climb right out of teh beginning of the yellow loop going out of the lot (counterclockwise) that is a pain in the ass if u dont warm up. What is a good quick relativly flat loop that u can do to get warmed up for the climb. going on road is ok too
    Quote Originally Posted by coma13
    it's short but it's pretty.... just like a guatemalan hooker...

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    Maybe do the red loop? It goes down to the campground and climbs back up to the yellow trail just after you enter the trail clockwise. It does turn into a hikeabike for the last 75 yrds before the yellow, but shouldn't be a bad warm up.

    I agree, hitting that hill on a cold engine su<ks. The only real option to avoid it is to park at the top, but where's the fun in that?

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    Man, good to hear I'm not the only one. Had to laugh when I read the post.

    I remember a few months ago, hadn't been on my bike for several weeks and climbed that hill and it just about killed me. Then the rest of the ride I was shot. Zapped right from the beginning. That was a bad day.
    When I get to the bottom I go back to the top of the slide
    Where I stop and I turn and I go for a ride
    Till I get to the bottom and I see you again...

    Helter Skelter

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    another bozo on the bus
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    that hill is the warm up. actually we start at that lodge as you turn off 40 and ride road for a bit, then dip in at that first picnic area. at least get a little blood pumping before the hill.

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