For the first time, here is a pocket-sized guide to the 100 greatest climbs in the land.
A must-have for any British cyclist and an essential read for anyone who thinks they know their way around the hills of the British Isles.' Cycling Weekly From lung busting city centre cobbles to leg breaking windswept mountain passes, this guide locates the roads that have tested riders for generations and worked their way into cycling folklore. Whether you're a leisure cyclist looking for a challenge or an elite athlete trying to break records, stick this book in your pocket and head for the hills. This guide includes:
- Maps - with the start and finish of each climb shown, as well as grid and OS references
- Timings the approximate time it takes to complete each climb
- Ratings from 1-10 taking into account gradient, length, surface
Simon Warren is the author of Hellingen: A Road Cyclist's Guide to Belgium's Greatest Cycling Climbs and Another 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs
SIMON WARREN has lived and breathed bikes and cycling for over 20 years. He's won a few races, held a first category racing licence and competed - and struggled - at the highest level in the UK, but most of all he loves to ride his bike uphill. He spent seven years working as a designer at Cycling Weekly before leaving to broaden his horizons in 2003, although he still regularly contributes event reports to the magazine. He works in publishing and lives with his wife and daughter in London N16.
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