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stb222

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I recently put a comp back on my bike and rode Clayton and had a top speed of 34 mph on the downhill with the berms. What is anyone elses max speed at Clayton or anywhere?
 

ArmyOfNone

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I havent ridden there in quite some time, but I recall seeing 30+ mph. Id be curious to see what i could do now considering i kinda know how to ride a bike now. That decent is sweet!
 
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DANSPANK

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I got up to 45mph on my mtb but on skylands road. I felt so much more secure than trying that speed on my roadbike...
 

ChrisG

Unapologetic Lifer for Rock and Roll
I recently put a comp back on my bike and rode Clayton and had a top speed of 34 mph on the downhill with the berms. What is anyone elses max speed at Clayton or anywhere?
I'm looking forward to bombing down that at 30+ on my cyclocross bike.:getsome:
 

stb222

Love Drunk
Jerk Squad
Clayton had just about perfect conditions yesterday...with all of the rain, there were only a few sandy spots.
 
I recently put a comp back on my bike and rode Clayton and had a top speed of 34 mph on the downhill with the berms. What is anyone elses max speed at Clayton or anywhere?
I can recollect speeds of 28+ mph but I am sure I've gone faster there. I have not ridden Clayton in over a year, it might be time for me to check it out again one afternoon next week.

Anyone want to ride? I should be able to make it by 5 or 5:30 pm.
 

ChrisG

Unapologetic Lifer for Rock and Roll
I got up to 45mph on my mtb but on skylands road. I felt so much more secure than trying that speed on my roadbike...
Interesting. My experience is opposite yours: Descending and especially cornering at speed on my mtb on the road feels way wrong to me.
 

bikeboy566

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On the road i hit 50mph on morning glory road and over the weekend i hit 47.6 on Grand view. On the fire roads at Mtn Creek i have hit 39 mph but it was very sketchy.
 

jdog

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I got into the high 40's at round valley once.

Last week I saw 48.9 on my road bike in VT.

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Ez-E

Member
My buddy Matt and I rode Clayton yesterday and we got top speed of 25 I believe it was. It def. felt a lot faster than that though.
 

Matt_

I Get Jokes
My buddy Matt and I rode Clayton yesterday and we got top speed of 25 I believe it was. It def. felt a lot faster than that though.
Yeah... 24.2. I knew we were cruising pretty good but had some more we could get out of that section.... I don't know if I can make mid 30s though, that's fast :scared:
 
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743power

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The "chute" used to be a good deal smoother, but I can still hit 28-30 just about everytime I ride there.
 

TheDon

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i got 33mph down the clayton hill a few years ago but stopped riding with about 2 years back so dont know now. . got 45 mph full suspetion and trail tires coming down the verrazano bridge
 

Matt_

I Get Jokes
The "chute" used to be a good deal smoother, but I can still hit 28-30 just about everytime I ride there.
Went down the chute today... it was getting dark and the leaves dont make it easy to pick a smooth line, but we still managed to top out at 26mph. So I can definitely see hitting 28-30 in good conditions... maybe next time :D
 

clarkenstein

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i just broke 40 mph out in telluride CO, but that was a long time ago. i should put my 'puter back on - i feel like i have been pushing downhill speeds again as of late. let's make a "beat my speed" thread.
 

UtahJoe

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Unless you have the wheel sensor on your bike, the peak speed on the garmin isnt usually super accurate.
 
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