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                                                               East                        West

  • Distance:                                 8.7 miles                24.5 

  • Beginning elevation:             3,514'                    831'

  • Ending elevation:                  6,657'                    6,657

  • Elevation gained:                  3,140'                   5,883'
  • Average Grade:                     6.9%                    3.6%

  • Fiets Index:                            7.6                        7.51
  • Location:  East climb begins at the intersection of Caliente Bodfish and Breckenridge Rd, 48 miles northeast of Bakersfield, CA and 143 miles north of LAX (35.4853, -118.52665 latitude/longitude).  West climb begins at the intersection of Comanche Drive and Breckenridge Road 12.5 miles from Bakersfield at 35.37444, -118.84371 latitude/longitude.

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Breckenridge East - Hover cursor over segment slices (below) for exact  grade of a particular segment. Map route (bottom) colors correlate with elevation legend colors.

Cycling the Sierras Breckenridge  Road East / West 

Breckenridge West 

Background photo - U.S. #5 Pikes Peak CO.