Bec CC Hill Climb

On Sunday I rounded off my ‘hill climb season’ (all relative) with the infamous Bec CC event on White Lane in Surrey. I had to send apologies to the Catford CC event on Yorks Hill in the morning owed to the 2017 Glastonbury ticket sale. Arriving at the Bec event around 2pm it was clear…

Denbies Duels 2016

When one eye-popping, lung-bursting, leg-wrecking hill climb effort isn’t enough for one weekend, do another one the next day. That’s what I signed up for last weekend by following Saturday’s Urban Hill Climb up Swain’s Lane with the Denbies Duels on Sunday. The setting is the total opposite of Swain’s, with the high brick walls…

Urban Hill Climb 2016

Swain’s Lane is London’s most iconic climb, and 2016 saw the return of the Urban Hill Climb to the road. Organised by Rollapaluza and sponsored by Rapha, this was the first time the event had gone ahead since 2013 and attracted cyclists from across the country to test themselves on the 900m course. I was…