New PR up Montebello

October 3, 2009 12:46 pm

I joined the Low Key Hill Climb race today up Montebello.  This hill is about 5.3 miles in length and a climb of 1,980 feet with an average grade of about 7%.    I was able to take nearly 5 minutes off my best previous time set last year.  My final time was about 34:25.

Franz At Finish - photo by Calvin Do

I kept my heart rate high the entire climb with an average of 168 and a maximum of 174.  After the initial ramp-up, I keep it in the red zone for the whole climb, as you can see below (click graph to view enlarged).


2 Responses to “New PR up Montebello”

Joe Farinha wrote a comment on October 3, 2009

Great Job Franz!….I heard there were lots of riders. It was a beautifull day for a ride!

John wrote a comment on October 4, 2009

Nice time. You maintained a good high average heart rate the entire time.

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