Posts Tagged ‘Riding information

Gradients - How hard is that climb

In: Bike Rides

14 Jul 2008

Cyclist often refer the the gradient of a climb in terms of a percentage. The gradient when measured in percentage is just the (horizontal distance / vertical climb) * 100. So you get the idea if I travel 100 m and rise 8 metres that’s 8% gradient. While that may not sound difficult over [...]