Cycling Climbs Of South-west England

bySimon Warren

Paperback | September 26, 2017

Cycling Climbs Of South-west England by Simon Warren
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The fifth book in the series of eight UK regional cycling guides from author Simon Warren takes readers (and their bikes) to the shores and skylines of South-West England.

Plot a route between any two points in this region and its profile is likely to resemble an upturned saw blade – together, the Cotswolds, the Mendips and the exquisite Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks form a perfect hill climber’s playground. In quiet Cornish fishing villages, on top of Bodmin Moor and cresting the Salisbury Plain are legions of punishingly beautiful roads eager to meet their cycling match, and the very best are between these pages. With a list including the dramatic Cheddar Gorge, Gold Hill, Haytor Vale and the fearsome Porlock, this region is one to relish.
SIMON WARREN has been obsessed with cycling since the summer of 1989 after watching Greg Lemond battle Laurent Fignon in the Tour de France. A few weeks later he rode his first race, a 10 mile time trial on the A1 from Newark to Grantham and back. Although not having what it took to beat the best, he found his forte was racing up hills...
Title:Cycling Climbs Of South-west EnglandFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 6.25 X 4.5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:176 pages, 6.25 X 4.5 X 0.5 inPublished:September 26, 2017Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711237077

ISBN - 13:9780711237070

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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