‘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. For the first time, here is a pocket-sized guide to the 100 greatest climbs in the land. 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. Includes for each climb a maps with the start and finish of each climb shown, as well as grid and OS references, timings and ratings from 1-10 taking into account gradient, length, surface.
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