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View Poll Results: Which route should we use
Route 1 https://www.strava.com/routes/11276323 4 33.33%
Route 2 https://www.strava.com/routes/11298346 8 66.67%
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27-11-2017, 16:41   #1
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Evil 2018

We might as well get started on this thread now as its usually popped up by now.
I created a route but as usual its open to suggestions and alterations.
I've thrown in a few of 2016's greatest hits, Cunard road,The Wall,Red lane and then the loop of four climbs in the middle will be done from the opposite direction this time.
Then its up Liam Horner and we finish off we an nice easy climb up burrow road to Johnny Foxes.
Think of it as a hybrid of the two previous years events
Its about 15-17 climbs depending on what you count as a climb.

https://www.strava.com/routes/11276323
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27-11-2017, 16:47   #2
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We might as well get started on this thread now as its usually popped up by now.
I created a route but as usual its open to suggestions and alterations.
I've thrown in a few of 2016's greatest hits, Cunard road,The Wall,Red lane and then the loop of four climbs in the middle will be done from the opposite direction this time.
Then its up Liam Horner and we finish off we an nice easy climb up burrow road to Johnny Foxes.
Think of it as a hybrid of the two previous years events
Its about 15-17 climbs depending on what you count as a climb.

https://www.strava.com/routes/11276323
Looks good, when does it usually take place?
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27-11-2017, 17:18   #3
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Looks good, when does it usually take place?
June bank holiday weekend. Gives an extra day to recover
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27-11-2017, 17:51   #4
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June bank holiday weekend. Gives an extra day to recover
Traditionally held on the day before the WW200 - so the WW200 can be done as a recovery ride.
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27-11-2017, 17:59   #5
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The Full Wall and Red Lane before you hit 60km. I'm in
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27-11-2017, 18:12   #6
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Traditionally held on the day before the WW200 - so the WW200 can be done as a recovery ride.
Was on the June bank holiday this year. Haven't they changed the w200 to that weekend also?

Anyway the date can be sorted to suit the masses

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27-11-2017, 18:15   #7
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The Full Wall and Red Lane before you hit 60km. I'm in
That's a given daragh that you'll be there.
The first 100km is the, if it's not 15% it's not in edition.
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28-11-2017, 07:27   #8
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Time to finally climb that bleeding Red Lane, I was only going down there a few times and it was bad enough.

And no Lake Drive!

Not too sure if I can make it on the day, traditionally

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Not too sure if I can make it on the day, traditionally
Would you like to make up the charter of excuses for the day or should i.

And i think most would be happy with no lake drive, Its bloody energy sapping but the few short climbs will easily make up for it.
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28-11-2017, 09:15   #10
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Time to finally climb that bleeding Red Lane, I was only going down there a few times and it was bad enough.

And no Lake Drive!

Not too sure if I can make it on the day, traditionally
Red lane isn't that tough (says the guy who's never completed more than 25% of an Evil )
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Red lane isn't that tough (says the guy who's never completed more than 25% of an Evil )

Next year Colm?. You have plenty of 100+ km spins this year so you should well be able for it.
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Next year Colm?. You have plenty of 100+ km spins this year so you should well be able for it.
Knew I shouldn't have posted in this thread...right, put me down for it.
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I didnt see this thread......
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Red lane isn't that tough (says the guy who's never completed more than 25% of an Evil )
Agree, the very steep part is fairly short.

It's not nearly as bad as that little climb south of Laragh where you cross a river at a beautiful little church. (Clara?) It was in the 2016 Evil and I came very close to doing the walk of shame there.
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29-11-2017, 17:01   #15
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I'm in. Might even do the right route this year!
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