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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #100 on: November 24, 2013, 10:46:52 pm »
No, it's the climb from Marske up to the ranges. Red Bank is comparatively well surfaced - and I think the sign there is 25%.

Yes, it is:

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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #101 on: July 26, 2014, 09:30:32 pm »
Suie Hill yet again:


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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #102 on: July 29, 2014, 09:56:46 pm »



Bottom of the Devils Staircase in mid Wales.

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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #103 on: July 29, 2014, 09:59:04 pm »
Can't be - it's not raining.
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #104 on: July 29, 2014, 10:15:02 pm »



It was an absolutely glorious day. This is the road between Abergwesyn and Tregaron going towards the Staircase. Wonderful.

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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #105 on: July 29, 2014, 10:17:32 pm »
With considerably more experience under my belt I should try that bit of Wales again.  Tried the Elenith 300km a few years back - not a good day out on the bike.
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #106 on: September 03, 2014, 07:18:12 pm »
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #107 on: September 04, 2014, 10:57:28 am »
Chalk Pit Lane Near Oxted


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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #108 on: September 05, 2014, 02:57:27 am »

At the junction of CA-4 and CA-89 near Markleeville.
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #109 on: September 06, 2014, 11:44:30 pm »
I like the sign just beyond it: Snow not removed beyond here.
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #110 on: September 07, 2014, 07:07:54 pm »
I like that sort of sign when driving in USAnia.  "Chain-up area ahead" is a good one.  These mean SNO, SNO means hills and hills means corners and after three hours of driving across a pan-flat desert you need something like that just to wake you up ;D
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #111 on: September 08, 2014, 11:32:31 am »
Also … someone was bored enough to stop their car, get out, and graffiti-up the poles of the sign. Maybe they weren't tall enough to reach the sign
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #112 on: June 12, 2015, 02:01:31 pm »
Park Rash:


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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #113 on: June 12, 2015, 02:47:48 pm »
Park Rash:

Is that the COR version of road rash?
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #114 on: June 12, 2015, 07:19:17 pm »
I had to use my parking brake as a drag brake going down that last year  :).good fun both up and down   :)
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #115 on: February 18, 2016, 11:07:34 pm »
The lie at Wolsingham (it's at least 18%, but at least this one's pointing downhill):


Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #116 on: February 25, 2016, 02:11:44 pm »
Park Rash:




That's nonsense - you need the low gear going up the ......

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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #117 on: February 26, 2016, 06:53:07 pm »
Me and Jonathan notp climbed up that and then came back down it on a rest day when we rode some of the way of the rose's route . definitely low gear on the way up and hot and smelly drum brakes and parking/drag brake on the way down  :o . great fun though  :)
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #118 on: February 26, 2016, 07:29:51 pm »
Me and Jonathan notp climbed up that and then came back down it on a rest day when we rode some of the way of the rose's route . definitely low gear on the way up and hot and smelly drum brakes and parking/drag brake on the way down  :o . great fun though  :)

I'm just trying to work out where you stopped that made riding to and climbing Park Rash seem like a good idea on a rest day?


Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #119 on: February 27, 2016, 09:53:43 am »
Grassington  :) .
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #120 on: March 06, 2016, 10:07:20 pm »
A comparatively rare 15 percenter near Bedham West Sussex spotted today.



Which makes we wonder whether...

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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #121 on: March 06, 2016, 10:09:14 pm »
... for the completists among us, we might try to go for the full set. Here is what we have from this thread so far. Just think of it as a more athletic version of collecting football stickers.


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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #122 on: March 06, 2016, 10:12:26 pm »
... for the completists among us, we might try to go for the full set. Here is what we have from this thread so far. Just think of it as a more athletic version of collecting football stickers.



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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #123 on: March 06, 2016, 10:13:05 pm »
Ah, from the days before Panini became a poncey word for bread! But you can't stop at 40, surely you've got to go up to 100?
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Re: Percentage road signs
« Reply #124 on: March 06, 2016, 10:15:00 pm »
A comparatively rare 15 percent near Bedham West Sussex spotted today.



Which makes we wonder whether...

That is a properly lovely climb, and a bit of a shock for those parts (certainly the first time I rode that way, through the gentle countryside, it took me totally by surprise to find that hill!).

It features on what is sure to be the best 200km event starting from Richmond Upon Thames in August (see signature below for details).
Right! What's next?

Ooooh. That sounds like a daft idea.  I am in!