Because after the finish all the suffering turns to memories of pleasure, and the greater the suffering, the greater the pleasure. That is Nature's payback to riders
for the homage they pay her by suffering.

Tim Krabbé, The Rider

Welcome to BRENTACOL. This database contains information for cycling on hills throughout New England and the United States, with an emphasis on Rhode Island (because that's where I live, not because it's such a great place for climbing.) View the database in list format or search for a specific one.

Hill Spotlight: Pra Loup

Finishing climb (Category 2) for stage 17 of the 2015 Tour de France.

Pra Loup is located in France. It is 6241.5 meters long with an average gradient of 6.6% and a maximum gradient of 15.3%.