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Sat. 8/4 – Mt. Equinox Uphill Bike Climb

The Rotary Club of Manchester (VT) is holding a benefit for Lyme Disease Association and other local charities.  For more information about the race go to http://www.gearupforlyme.com

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The Rotary Club of Manchester (VT) is holding a benefit for Lyme Disease Association and other local charities.  

For more information about the race go to http://www.gearupforlyme.com

GearUpForLymeLogoThe Gear Up For Lyme Mt. Equinox Uphill Bike Climb is a challenging 5.4 mile bike race up the scenic Mt. Equinox Skyline Drive finishing at the top of Mt. Equinox in beautiful Manchester, VT. All funds raised from this event help fund research for a Lyme disease cure as well as support the local charities of the Rotary Club of Manchester..

 Remarks of Pat Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association, to Gear Up For Lyme. (click here for PDF)

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Scheduled two weeks after the Mt. Ascutney Bike Climb and two weeks before the Mt. Washington Hill Climb, this race can provide both a unique training opportunity for those preparing to race Mt Washington or a very challenging single day event.

While there is just one hill in this event…the average overall grade is 12% and equivalent to that of Mt. Washington and Mt. Ascutney. Check with your local bike shop or follow this link for a discussion on appropriate gearing ratios and other information relevant to uphill bike climb races.

 

Mt. Equinox

I-230 Skyline Drive

Arlington, VT 052

 

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 Photos courtesy of Gear Up For Lyme