Contributed by Don Hamilton
If there are views, add 1 point.
If there are views and you can actually see them on the day you do
the climb, add 1 point.
If there are views, but you are suffering so much you can't see them, subtract 2 points.
If the descent is so much fun you laugh out loud or you squeal with pleasure, add 1 point.
If the descent is a whiteknuckle encounter with your own mortality or you scream in terror,
deduct 1 point.
If you pass any cars on the descent, add 1 point for each one passed.Corvettes (Ferrari, Porsche,
etc, depending on where you live) count as double points. Yugo's count as no points (unless you
pass them while riding with a flat tire...).
Add 1 point if you get a front wheel flat on the descent at any speed exceeding 30 mph. Add 2
points if you live to tell about it. Bonus point added for breaking the posted speed limit on the
If you make it to the top before your riding partner, add 1point.
If you ride the entire climb side by side with your riding partner and then pip him/her at the last
second for the KOM win, apologize and then add 1 point!
If you encounter any high altitude fauna, e.g. mountain goats, pika, chamonix, bighorn sheep,
fully kitted mountain climbers, add 1 point.
If you encounter any overweight, camerawielding tourists that walked up, deduct 1 point.
If there are famous cyclist's names painted on the road, add 1 point.
If your name is painted on the road, add 2 points.
If you painted your own name on the road, deduct 3 points.
Add 1 point if you get asked at the summit, "did you climb all the way up here on your bike?
Deflate ego before descending.