Wednesday, 28 December 2011

The Little Book of Pain

While many might be sitting indoors sheltering from yet another episode of gales, you could do worse than acquire this wee gem by Simon Warren. Its his book of the top one hundred greatest UK cycling climbs. Each is marked out of ten and arranged geographically
with pictures and profiles so that you can lie awake at night imagineering your way up the likes of Buttertubs ((8/10), the Cat and Fiddle (only 4/10) and the awesome Rosedale Chimney (10/10) where you can find yourself holding your handlebars and stem with the rest of the bike somewhere else altogether! With Peth Bank, Winters Gibert and Carlton Bank also featured we think you should make an early and local start to these. Its going to make a great bible for 2012 and Gothic's everywhere will without doubt be pictured on top of some of these beasts. Bet you can't guess what gets 11/10! Yes, there is one......

Monday, 5 December 2011