Over the years, we’ve made it our mission here at GCN to seek out and attempt to ride the steepest road in the world. We’ve tackled Ffordd Pen Llech, Bamford Clough, but now we’ve heard about a brutal climb in Italy called Salita Scanuppia. At 7.5km long with an average gradient of 17.6% and maximum of 42.8%, we think we may have finally found the world’s hardest climb. So, naturally, we sent Ollie to try to ride it!
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May 29, 2022 E-bikes are brilliant but just how capable are they, how far can they really go when it comes to climbing? Thanks to our friends at Ribble we’ve brought one to one of the world’s most famous climbs, the Stelvio Pass in Italy to see if we get over this epic climb!
A good beginner road bike isn’t just a case of low price – even entry level road bikes have to be fit for purpose with quality specs
Are you after a beginner road bike but don’t really know what to look for? Don’t worry, every single person you see out on the road started somewhere, with all the same questions that are probably rattling around in your brain. If you’re brand new to this and want to learn about how to choose the perfect bike for you, then our guide to the best road bikes is a great place to start. If you’re a little more aware of what you’re after then we’ve put together a guide to the best budget road bikes. Meanwhile, if you want to know about sizing, componentry, accessories, and some red flags to avoid when buying a beginner’s road bike, then read on.
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