Posted on Dec 31, 2014 at 13:28 PM
This tricky climb features an old style mid-cobbled road before turning left onto a narrow bridleway. The first part of the climb makes up the easier half and the bridleway sections provide more of a challenge with its narrow path and technical terrain. The profile covers 0.6 miles with an average 9.6% gradient and a maximum gradient of 12%. Climb status very hard (Black) and (Cat 4).
Very Hard – Black
Very Hard climbs will always feature a very steep gradient between 10 and 15% or feature technical terrain that requires a high level of skill to negotiate. This type of climb is a real challenge for anyone and a number of elements come into play on this type of climb. Having a bike that suits you with a good range of gears, health and general cycling fitness are all important to successfully complete a very hard – black climb.
Distance: 0.9 km