Friday, 13 January 2012

Hill no 74 - 20 Toy's Hill

Toy's Hill was one of those where I found it hard to ascertain exactly where the climb started - after ascending for a while, I realised that i must have missed the start, so I turned round, went back down again and then set up the video camera and Garmin.

There was a big for sale sign by the side of the road - Country House for sale. I thought a little bit about the episodes of Country House Rescue that I have watched and whether or not there would be a market for a Country House catering to cyclists who wanted to climb Toy's Hill....


With that thought idling in my head, I took off (again) up the hill and started to climb. The climb isn't initially too bad - it is a gentle rise that allows you to get your legs turning over without feeling too much of a burn.


However, at the end, it does ramp up pretty significantly and put together with the work that you have done at the early part of the ride, it makes it a bit tiring on the legs!


Nice to finish with a signpost indicating exactly where you are though!

Garmin Data here: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/134994648
Flickr here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/100hillsforgeorge/sets/72157628747649105/
Youtube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvhHiAJLqSI&list=UU_-Huk3Gbwz9QNbiVD1X_jw&index=2&feature=plcp

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