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Hellingen: A Road Cyclist's Guide to Belgium's Greatest Cycling Climbs

Simon Warren

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A fully illustrated guide, including photographs, maps and gradient diagrams, to the most famous cycling climbs in Belgium, home of the world's greatest single-day bike races, including the Tour of Flanders and the Liege-Bastogne-Liege.

From the author who brought you 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs comes another essential guide to vertical pain. This time Simon Warren has turned his attention to the famous climbs of Belgium and the ascents that define the world's greatest single-day bike races. From the rugged cobbles of the Tour of Flanders (or De Ronde), which takes place in early April each year, to the jagged peaks of Liege-Bastogne-Liege, also in April, and beyond, this pocket guide pinpoints fifty climbs that once ridden will give a true appreciation of the races they epitomise. If you thought Belgium was flat . . . think again.

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Praise for Hellingen: A Road Cyclist's Guide to Belgium's Greatest Cycling Climbs

  • Praise for the author's 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs:

  • 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

  • Praise for the author's 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs:

  • Once you've opened Pandora's box you won't be able to show up at your next club run until you've bagged them all. - London Cyclist

  • Praise for the author's 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs:

  • An almost perfect handbook. - Time Out

  • Praise for the author's 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs:

  • The book does exactly what it says on the tin. - Sunday Times

  • Praise for the author's 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs:

  • The photos are excellent, the information is well presented and the book is the ideal size - I can see myself referring to 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs for years to come. - Bromley Video

  • Praise for the author's 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs:

  • 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs is one of those books that you always thought existed but didn't. The panoply of UK cycling ephemera is greatly enhanced with its release. Brilliant. - Washing Machine Post

  • Praise for the author's 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs:

  • Great little digest of UK climbs, every cycling home should have one. - Road CC

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Simon Warren

SIMON WARREN has lived and breathed bikes and cycling for over twenty years. He's won a few races, held a first-category racing licence and competed - and struggled - at the highest level in the UK, but most of all he loves to ride his bike uphill. He spent seven years working as a designer at Cycling Weekly before leaving to broaden his horizons in 2003, although he still regularly contributes event reports to the magazine. He works in publishing and lives with his wife and daughter in Sheffield. Among many other cycling titles he is the author of the bestselling 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs and Another 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs.

www.100climbs.co.uk

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