Monte Castrove is a small mountain located in the municipality of Poio (Pontevedra, Galicia) in Spain with an elevation of 613 meters above sea level. The road goes up to 515 meters.
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Bola del Mundo, also known as Alto de las Guarramillas is a mountain of the Guadarrama mountain range located in the Community of Madrid in Spain, near the border with the province of Segovia. Its height is 2,257 meters (some sources give it 2.265 meters). It is one of the hardest climbs ever seen in pro cycling. Despite its modest average gradient of 6.2%, the climb gets really hard in the final kilometers where average gradient is always above 10% and at some points it gets as steep as 19%.
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A hundred meters from the beach of Ézaro, where the Galician coast at its best, there is an ominous sign with a red warning triangle: thirty percent (30%) warns the board, then you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock. This is Mirador de Ézaro, the steepest climb in the bicycle racing history.
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