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April 2014 - Newsletter 2/6


Dear Climbbybiker, dear #Name#,

Amidst the Flemish classics and with the Walloon and Amstel classics within reach, we're happy to present you the Kanarieberg (Canary mountain) and all the upcoming climbs before the big Tours arrive. But of course, even more interesting for yourself, you can now search for climbs near your own town or near any location on a map on climbbybike. Start preparing your holidays!

Enjoy!
Climbbybike.com

Côte de la Redoute not in top 50 Ardennes!

The Ardennes in the south of Belgium, France and Luxembourg are home to some of the most interesting cycling classics in the world like Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Here, you can discover the top 50 climbs in the Ardennes on climbbybike. No, you won't find the infamous Côte de la Redoute among them. Which of course only prooves the enormous quantity of climbs there is to find on climbbybike.

Climb tip: calculate your power-to-weight ratio

The power-to-weight ratio (PWR) is the great equalizer among cyclists and climbers. The PWR allows us to compare the cycling abilities between bikers of different size and weight. Did you know you can easily calculate your PWR for any climb on climbbybike?

Climb of the month: Canary Mountain (Kanarieberg)

Once upon a time on the Canary Mountain in the Music Forest. No this not the start of a story, but the name and location of a real climb, which will be climbed for the first time in the Ronde van Vlaanderen. Discover all about the Kanarieberg.

Amstel Gold Race cyclo

The Amstel Gold Race is the only Dutch UCI World Tour cycling classic. And you can ride it on April 19, the day before the Pros.








Cyclosouvenir now also with posts of Italian cols

Who as a cyclist doesn’t dream to climb a renowned mountain by bike. Or maybe already did achieve this challenge successfully… so an appropriate souvenir is in order don’t you think? To commemorate this effort Cyclosouvenir has an appropriate souvenir for you. A miniature version of the posts you see along the road to the top.


Story of the month: climbing on Hawaii

Story by A. Pavlov from Marina del rey, US, submitted on 22/03/2014

I just did Paia-Haleakala ride on March 15th 2014. I rented a very nice carbon Scott in frame size 61cm road bike (although not most expensive one) from Maui Cyclery (a very professional shop). Bike was set up with standard 53x39 in the front and 12x27 in the back. I started the ride by eating a large ... read on

New pictures of the month

Monte Zoncolan. Pretty steep.
Col du Grand Saint Bernard in the snow.