Love that switchback, get's the heart pumping. No fun going downhill on it though.
How'd the ride home go, get a little perspiration going?
Definitely. Had to stop and catch my breath at the top of the switchback and have NEVER been so happy to see a red light at the top of Rosslyn. But I made it.
I actually like going downhill on the switch, so long as I have it to myself and can swing out wide where I need to.
MDS- steel frame over carbon fiber for strength? I was actually thinking today about going really light - the idea being the less weight I'm pushing on the bike, the more power I can devote to pushing my fatass up that switchback.