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    • CommentAuthorShady John
    • CommentTimeJul 30th 2016
     
    Those gentlemen were truly badass. Climbing in wool coats with a tie on. Descending on solid rubber tires with beyond-sketchy braking on a fixed gear, with 1898 metallurgy supporting the whole riot. On a dirt road. Helmets? Don't make me laugh.
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      CommentAuthorbilld
    • CommentTimeJul 31st 2016
     
    From what I've read, the steels of the time were actually not bad. Metallurgy had come a long way in the late 1800's and was part of the reason that bicycles were so viable and popular at the time.
    • CommentAuthort.e.d
    • CommentTimeAug 4th 2016
     
    Sigurd:
    t.e.d:Don't know about famous, but this picture sure is cool!
    The ascent from fjord level to Stalheim (where the four lads are pictured) is no joke - 1.3 miles at 12%. with bursts up near 20%.


    I have added this climb, and obligatory photo re-creation to my bucket list. Who's in?
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      CommentAuthorSigurd
    • CommentTimeAug 4th 2016
     
    t.e.d:I have added this climb, and obligatory photo re-creation to my bucket list. Who's in?
    In! Done it in car. Now need to do it on bike.