Calderdale Off Road Climb 42

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by andy.geall79

Posted on Dec 31, 2014 at 13:11 PM

Fiddle Lane – Ripponden

Fiddle Lane is one of the toughest climbs in the area if you plan to ride up it and not carry your bike.The odds are stacked against all riders as the weather; terrain and pure luck play a huge part. The climb starts with a tricky kerb and cobbled section to negotiate before you try and pick the best line up this steep gradient. The profile only 0.2 miles with a 9.6% average gradient and maximum gradient of 9.6% give this climb a very hard (Black) status.

Climb Status

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.



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Distance: 0.32 km

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