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Lawers Dam

Ian.BIan.B Posts: 732
edited April 2013 in Commuting chat
From the Guardian:
Daredevil cyclist Adam Flint rides down the Lawers Dam on Lochan na Lairige ahead of the Highland Perthshire Cycling Festival in Scotland


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  • rubertoerubertoe Posts: 3,993
    I'd be more impressed if he rode up it.
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  • bompingtonbompington Posts: 7,595
    The 4 miles or so that the Etape Cal goes up Glen Lyon would be considerably more entertaining if it kept going another 15 or more to Bridge of Balgie and then up the Lawers road - nice little climb to over 1800ft.
    Adding in a ride up and down the dam wall would really sort the men from the boys.
  • kelsenkelsen Posts: 2,003
    rubertoe wrote:
    I'd be more impressed if he rode up it.
    Agree. Gravity's doing most of the work here :lol:
  • Cleat EastwoodCleat Eastwood Posts: 7,510
    Bet that KoM stays unchallenged for a wee while :mrgreen:
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  • marcusjbmarcusjb Posts: 2,412
    Bet that KoM stays unchallenged for a wee while :mrgreen:

    ooh I dunno - the one time I have ridden up Ben Lawers (and it is a cracking climb!), I'd have happily thrown myself off the dam to end the suffering....
  • rjsterryrjsterry Posts: 18,916
    Can't help thinking that it's not so much the riding down a 60 degree slope as what he's planning to do at the bottom that's impressive.
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