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