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The famous climb in L-B-L; How steep and long is it?(5 posts)

The famous climb in L-B-L; How steep and long is it?Cima Coppi
Apr 28, 2003 11:10 AM
Here is the link to the photo that Graham Watson always makes famous with his lense. What are the stats on this climb?

http://grahamwatson.com/gw/imagedocs.nsf/updateframesetcall?openform&03lbl

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BTW, this is the Côte Saint-Roch climb, not La Redoute (NM)Cima Coppi
Apr 28, 2003 11:27 AM
Check cyclingnews.comDwayne Barry
Apr 28, 2003 11:46 AM
They often will list the major climbs in a race like LBL and give length and average gradient.
Got it!! 1.5km long and 7.4% average gradient....Cima Coppi
Apr 28, 2003 11:59 AM
but the rest of the climb must be like a false flat compaired to the section in the photo.

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Got it!! 1.5km long and 7.4% average gradient....flying
Apr 28, 2003 3:48 PM
Yeah impressive those short walls ;-)
I wonder what the traction is like if any when wet?