Staying within Seattle city limits and with limited time, this route is 2K feet of climbing in about 2 hours. Bang it out quicker with more pressure on the pedals between the hills.
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The route is from Alki Beach to Magnolia to Queen Anne and back. The pitches are moderate to very steep, with minimal cars, and a nice flow. To mix it up, take the longer loop into Discovery Park or climb the southern side of Magnolia for more tempo. At Sunset, on a clear day you may get a photo like this or like this midday
- Ride Time 2:12:58
- Elapsed Time 2:24:31
- Distance 29.16 mi
- Average Speed 13.2 mph
- Maximum Speed 31.6 mph
- Total Ascent 2106 ft
- Total Descent 2182 ft
The Making of
Made this map with Google Map maker and a Geocoded RSS file. Also note: those are all, on-the-ride iPhone photos. I captured the GPS with the Biologic Bike Brain app and an iPhone inside a iPhone Mount. Photos edited and mapped in Aperture 3.