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Offline dyver

UGRR help
« on: March 15, 2013, 12:00:24 am »
I'm planning on riding the UGRR this August and would like any input. I'm doing this on a bent with skinny tires and hope to average 50-60 miles a day. I understand it's going to be hot, I ride in the heat just have to keep hydrated.  I understand that parts of the ride are on gravel from past posts, any updates on this and will HP tires be a problem? Looking forward to hearing from other riders about their experience. Thanks

Offline CMajernik

Re: UGRR help
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2013, 10:31:32 am »
You may have misunderstood, but the routing on the UGRR contains no gravel roads, unless construction is occurring somewhere. Tennessee and Kentucky are very hilly so be prepared for that.
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Offline dyver

Re: UGRR help
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2013, 09:49:55 pm »
Thanks I need to do more homework, I am planning to finishing my ride by back tracking to Pittsburgh and return home by the Great Allegheny Passage and C & O Canal Towpath, this is where I will encounter gravel and dirt paths. Anyone have any words of wisdom about the GAP,C&O part of the ride.  Thanks