Vale Street in Bristol is the UK's steepest residential road. Photo: Sam Saunders
Clovelly's access road is a dream for cyclists. Photo: Graham Alton/Flickr
The most famous and toughest of the Lake District climbs. Photo: Eifion / Flickr
It may look pretty, but we don't recommend climbing in the frost! Photo: Phil Catterall
"Um... I just meant a hair pin for my pony tail." Photo: SimonPix/Flickr
Photo: Stephen McKay
The gorgeous Rosedale Chimney climb provides beautiful views. Photo: Mike Dobson/Flickr
Photo: Jenkin Road was central to the Tour de France festivities.
Awk sure, it's barely even an incline. Photo: Stephen Elwyn Roddick
Fancy a race with fellow cyclists? The Catford Hill Climb could be for you. Photo: Bareknuckleyellow/Flickr
If you received a carbon beauty for Christmas, you’ll be itching to get yourself up the nearest hill to test just how much the lightness of your bike improves your speed. And here at TWC, we want you suffer-junkies to have a great time.
So we’ve put together this list of some of the UK’s best gradients in order to get you huffing and puffing all the way to the top. They may not be Ventoux, but they’ll certainly challenge your lungs. We’ll be waiting for you at the top, holding a polka dot jersey.
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