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Link to UAE Tour Women: Lotte Kopecky takes summit sprint on Jebel Hafeet to win stage 3
Lotte Kopecky was overjoyed at the finish, after Neve Bradbury pushed her to the limit

UAE Tour Women: Lotte Kopecky takes summit sprint on Jebel Hafeet to win stage 3

Neve Bradbury pipped in two-up sprint to the summit after putting Kopecky under pressure, but the world champion demonstrates her climbing class

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Link to GCN takes on former Tour Down Under winner Richie Porte on Willunga Hill
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GCN takes on former Tour Down Under winner Richie Porte on Willunga Hill

Alex Paton challenges the two-time Tour Down Under winner, as Porte reminisces on Strava KoM and seven Willunga Hill victories

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Link to GCN’s best of Andrew Feather collection: All the challenges in one place
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GCN’s best of Andrew Feather collection: All the challenges in one place

We have put the national hill climb champion through his paces on more than the odd occasion, and he often seems to come up trumps

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6 top tips to avoid getting dropped on a climb

Here are some of the best tactical ways to stay in contact with the group when the road points upwards

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Oscar Onley and more appear to be gunning for the Willunga Hill KOM at the Tour Down Under

Riders recon Willunga Hill: Might the Strava records fall in Tour Down Under?

Oscar Onley clocks in the fastest KOM time of the year as dsm-firmenich PostNL prepare for Tour Down Under, alongside the likes of FDJ-SUEZ and Canyon-SRAM

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The best attacks of the 2023 racing season

Lotte Kopecky, Tadej Pogačar and Victor Lafay all feature as we look back at the most devastating attacks of the 2023 road season

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Cycling's ultimate climbs: Alpe d'Huez

Hank took a look at the most famous Tour de France climb and what it takes to plan your own trip up the iconic 21 switchbacks of the Alpe

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Link to To win the Giro d'Italia, Wout van Aert needs to transition to top climber after Paris-Roubaix, says Ineos coach
Wout van Aert pacing Jonas Vingegaard and dropping Tadej Pogačar on the stage to Hautacam in the 2022 Tour de France

To win the Giro d'Italia, Wout van Aert needs to transition to top climber after Paris-Roubaix, says Ineos coach

Kurt Bogaerts on the pros and cons of the Jumbo-Visma star's potential GC bid at the Giro

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Cycling's ultimate climbs: Alto de l'Angliru

The Angliru has a fearsome reputation that draws in cyclists from across the globe. Here’s everything you need to know about Spain’s famous climb

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Link to Disc brake takeover and weird tech: National Hill Climb Championship gallery
There was plenty of interesting tech at the National Hill Climb Championship

Disc brake takeover and weird tech: National Hill Climb Championship gallery

Riders once again went to extremes measures to shed weight for the UK’s biggest hill climb

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Link to Taiwan KOM: Ben Dyball smashes Vincenzo Nibali's course record
Benjamin Dyball celebrates his win at the Taiwan KOM Challenge

Taiwan KOM: Ben Dyball smashes Vincenzo Nibali's course record

Australian blitzes mammoth 86.5km hill climb that goes from sea level to 3,275m

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Link to Cycling’s ultimate climbs: Col du Tourmalet
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Cycling’s ultimate climbs: Col du Tourmalet

Everything you need to know about tackling this legendary Pyrenean climb

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Link to Documentary: KOM Hunters – Ventoux
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Documentary: KOM Hunters – Ventoux

Can five of Britain's best amateur hill climbers take one of the world's most iconic KOMs?

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Can Amazon's cheapest e-bike match a super climber on a super bike?

Si Richardson climbs aboard his trusty Myatu e-bike to take on Strava KOM record holder Andrew Feather on a vicious UK climb

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Documentary: The monstrous Monte Zoncolan

Join Si Richardson and Dan Martin as they tackle one of Italy’s most infamous cycling challenges

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Link to Emotional Rui Oliveira survives Vuelta a España time cut to encapsulate the beauty and sacrifice of Grand Tour racing
Rui Oliveira (UAE Team Emirates) spoke to GCN after stage 18

Emotional Rui Oliveira survives Vuelta a España time cut to encapsulate the beauty and sacrifice of Grand Tour racing

Oliveira battles through great difficulty to make the time cut on stage 18 alongside UAE Team Emirates teammate, Sebastián Molano

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Link to Vuelta a España: Remco Evenepoel goes down swinging on the Angliru
Remco Evenepoel looks set to finish the Vuelta with another jersey to add to his collection

Vuelta a España: Remco Evenepoel goes down swinging on the Angliru

Belgian caught on the final climb but strengthens his mountains jersey lead

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Link to Vuelta a España stage 17: Primoz Roglič leads Jumbo-Visma 1-2-3 atop Alto de l'Angliru
Jumbo-Visma ride away from the competition once again

Vuelta a España stage 17: Primoz Roglič leads Jumbo-Visma 1-2-3 atop Alto de l'Angliru

Sepp Kuss clings onto red jersey despite being dropped by his two teammates

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Link to Alto de l'Angliru: The making of the Vuelta a España's iconic climb
The Angliru has seen more than its fair share of pain faces over the years

Alto de l'Angliru: The making of the Vuelta a España's iconic climb

From El Chava to Contador, via Millar, Wiggins, and Roglič, we look back at the eight previous ascents to chart the characters and controversies of the most notorious mountain in pro cycling

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Link to Vuelta a España stage 16: Jonas Vingegaard attacks to win solo
Jumbo-Visma's battle plan does not seemingly prioritise race leader, Sepp Kuss, but Jonas Vingegaard

Vuelta a España stage 16: Jonas Vingegaard attacks to win solo

A shift in the Jumbo-Visma hierarchy as Dane gains a minute and moves to second overall, now just 29 seconds down on Sepp Kuss

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Is The Science Wrong? Which Bike Actually Climbs Faster?

Lightweight vs aero - which bike climbs faster?

We put two bikes to the test to try and answer this long-debated question

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Link to Vuelta a España stage 13: Jonas Vingegaard wins atop the Col du Tourmalet as Jumbo-Visma go 1-2-3
Jumbo-Visma display a tsunami of power on the Col du Tourmalet

Vuelta a España stage 13: Jonas Vingegaard wins atop the Col du Tourmalet as Jumbo-Visma go 1-2-3

Reigning Tour de France champion uses the numbers game with Sepp Kuss and Primož Roglič, as Remco Evenepoel's hopes fall apart

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Link to 5,000m of climbing and 35 repeats: Conor Dunne's bid for Local Legend status
I Tried Riding Up My Local Climb 35 Times In One Day!

5,000m of climbing and 35 repeats: Conor Dunne's bid for Local Legend status

GCN's Conor Dunne sets out to see what it takes to become a Strava Local Legend

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Link to Hunt releases sub-1kg hill climb wheelset
Hunt has updated the Hill Climb SL Tubular wheelset to make it disc brake compatible

Hunt releases sub-1kg hill climb wheelset

British wheel brand has announced an all-new, ultra-light carbon-spoked disc brake wheelset in time for hill climb season

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