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Bicycle Man 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Bill Boyle
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Submitted By: KipHenrie on Mar 26, 2008

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Perin biking up Bicycle Man, hitting the crux.


This route starts vertical and slowly tips past vertical. The first part is on huge jugs then you pull the roof onto some pocket pulling (the crux). Endurance is definitely a factor.


Right of Blunt Arete, it's the route that pulls the small roof 2/3 way up.


11 bolts to chains.

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By John Groh
Jul 14, 2013
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

If I remember correctly, I felt the crux was the thin moves above the "roof" that the description and guide book mention. (I'd call it more of a bulge, but I guess it's as close as you can get to a roof in conglomerate)
By CHopwood
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 3, 2015

This is a great little warmup! 5.9 to 5.10 climbing for the first 3/4 of the route, with plentiful rests. Pull the small bulge on jugs and then tiptoe to the chains on very positive crimps and pockets. Maple has very few routes in the 5.11- range that are very good, but this one is great! Get on it!

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