Got a Girl Crush On: Ryanne Palermo, Women’s Champion of the 2013 Dirty Dozen The Dirty Dozen challenges cyclists to ride the steepest hills in Pittsburgh, most ranging between a 25-37% grade. Not only did Ryanne have to finish on a borrowed bike after breaking her derailleur hanger at the top of the steepest hill, she rode the last hill ON A FLAT TIRE. What a badass. Read more about the race here. (FYI, that’s me, Liz, interviewing Ryanne.)

Got a Girl Crush On: Ryanne Palermo, Women’s Champion of the 2013 Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen challenges cyclists to ride the steepest hills in Pittsburgh, most ranging between a 25-37% grade. Not only did Ryanne have to finish on a borrowed bike after breaking her derailleur hanger at the top of the steepest hill, she rode the last hill ON A FLAT TIRE. What a badass. Read more about the race here. (FYI, that’s me, Liz, interviewing Ryanne.)