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Old 26th June 2007
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Talking 260,000 on the clock, 14,000 on the altimeter

...and she gets up and down "America's highest auto road" without a hitch!





The girlfriend took a short video through the upper switchbacks, pretty boring really - you kinda have to be there to realize just how spectacular those sights are!
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incredible... 14 miles above sea level .. must be amazing , i think 1600 metres is about the highest point in aus ,
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Did you try and Pike Peak it up here

Very beautiful vista, I'm jealous in a good way
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incredible... 14 miles above sea level .. must be amazing , i think 1600 metres is about the highest point in aus ,
Errr, 14,260ft is 2.7 miles. Perhaps the road is 14 miles long?
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I did that drive in a Yugo in 1988 - great road!
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I'll try pike's peak one of these weekends... and yes, an amazing drive. Kinda scary.

14k feet is just under 3 miles up, the road is 14 miles long.
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