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Climbs around Southampton?

Anyone know any good sustained climbs within 20 miles of Southampton? I'm looking for somewhere to do some 5-10 minute hill repeats.

Cheers.

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  • shakey88shakey88 Posts: 289
    |Dean hill from west dean heading towards whitparish is 12% and take 5 mins to get up and there's a long drag down the other side.
    It's ideal for a few hill repeats.
    Also there is a 25%er at blissford near fordingbridge.It's only a short climb but gives you a taste of what proper hills are like :wink:
  • mark_dmark_d Posts: 61
    Best bet is east of Winchester on the Downs. Try this:

    http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/BC ... hamps-2008

    Dean Hill is short but sharp. There's a bit of a drag up to the bottom of the steep bit -- might pad it out to 5 minutes.
  • rjsmithrjsmith Posts: 1,924
    I sometimes do some hills reps on Dean Hill. Maybe not long enough for what you are after but good reps to be had from both sides of it.
  • shakey88shakey88 Posts: 289
    rjsmith wrote:
    I sometimes do some hills reps on Dean Hill. Maybe not long enough for what you are after but good reps to be had from both sides of it.

    +1
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