Leah Thomas, Queen of the Mountain on Old La Honda

Leah Thomas, Queen of the Mountain on Old La Honda

Leah Thomas, Queen of the Mountain on Old La Honda

After a phenomenal performance, Leah Thomas now leads the competition to be the fastest rider to climb the iconic "Old La Honda." 

The competition, set up by an investor from the Bay Area, is awarding a prize to the fastest female rider to complete the ascent by the end of the year. The "Old La Honda" climb, situated in Silicon Valley, is a segment on Strava measuring 4.8km, with over 500m of vertical gain and an average gradient of 8 percent.