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Meet the Lincoln Gap, the steepest paved mile in the US!

This formidable climb is rated the steepest paved mile in the US by Bicycling Magazine and ranks among the steepest climbs in the world by GCN (Global Cycling Network) will be the KOM & QOM at the beautiful Vermont Gran Fondo on June 25th

Meet the Lincoln Gap, the steepest paved mile in the US!

With an average gradient of 15% and a max grade of 24%, this is no joke of a climb (just staying on your bike is considered an achievement by some). 

The first 3rd of a mile will start out with you thinking "wow, this is steep" but, wait until you make the first turn...this is where the real grade hits. The remaining mile is where the record is set. The grade rapidly jumps to 24% and continues to undulate until the summit. This is why we ride.

The Lincoln Gap, the second timed climb on the Gran course, is the Green Mountain Challenge gap for QOM & KOM trophies. This will also be the second gap of 4 timed segments for the Gran Fondo. This formidable climb is rated the steepest paved mile in the US by Bicycling Magazine and ranks among the steepest climbs in the world by GCN (Global Cycling Network). 

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Checkout the climb on Strava.

This will also be the second gap of 4 timed segments for the Gran Fondo National Series points.

 

Qualify for 2022 USA Cycling National Championships, p/b Applewood Manor

Gain Gran Fondo National Series points that count towards the 2022 USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championships.

Times are captured on timed segments on each gap, 4 in total. The cumulative time will determine your series points and qualification for the Gran Fondo National Championships in Asheville, NC on July 17, 2022.

Riders can qualify for the 2022 USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championships, presented by Applewood Manor event, to be held during Gran Fondo Asheville in Asheville, NC on July 17, 2022.

A USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championship title, complete with a national championship jersey and medal, will be awarded to the winner in each age-group category at the National Championships.

Review complete qualification here: https://www.granfondonationalseries.com/gran-fondo-national-championship

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Every cyclist should add the Vermont Gran Fondo ride to their Bucket List at least once; if the stunning views of the Green Mountains don’t take your breath away, the climbs will! Taking place on June 25, 2022, the Vermont Gran Fondo is arguably one of the toughest Gran Fondo's in North America.

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