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What's your favourite Giro climb?

Monte Zoncolan
123
12%
Colle Delle Finestre
118
11%
Colle Della Fauniera
98
9%
Tre Cime Di Lavaredo
99
9%
Plan De Corones
100
9%
Passo Fedaia
108
10%
Passo Dello Stelvio
111
10%
Passo Del Mortirolo
105
10%
Passo Di Gavia
99
9%
Colle Dell' Agnello
97
9%
 
Total votes : 1058

Re:

03 Jan 2018 23:12

Valv.Piti wrote:Yeah I agree, but even with Zoncolan as the MTF, Crostis will do huge damage. Theres literally not respite between the climbs and when you have 14 km at 10%, some on dirt (right?), its bound to go down. I definitely think its legit to suggest Crostis is harder than Zoncolan and Mortirolo.

Afaik the dirt is on the short plateau between climb and descent, but still that means the difficulties don't end after the riders reach the end of the ascent.
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Re: What's your favourite Giro climb?

04 Jan 2018 03:21

Mortirolo for me. I agree with all the posts, but to me it's the perfect climb, distance, gradients, easy to murderous, "easier" but still brutal in the end, no hiding. AdH on steroids, better than Angliru, as a MTF, a gem. You win, you're the Man.
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10 Jan 2018 00:52

Definitely Montirolo, I'd like to see the Giro live there some day.
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10 Jan 2018 09:52

Hard to say, in a race I'd probably have to pick Fedaia or Mortirolo, but there's just something about Tre Cime that I adore and I've climbed it pretty often (my dad used to climb it with 42x23 when he was young, for me that just sounds crazy hard.).
For me Tre Croci/Tre Cime after Giau and a proper mountain stage is the best steep MTF in the world.
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10 Jan 2018 10:30

Mayomaniac wrote:Hard to say, in a race I'd probably have to pick Fedaia or Mortirolo, but there's just something about Tre Cime that I adore and I've climbed it pretty often (my dad used to climb it with 42x23 when he was young, for me that just sounds crazy hard.).
For me Tre Croci/Tre Cime after Giau and a proper mountain stage is the best steep MTF in the world.

Yeah, that combo is pretty godly. The stage in 2007 was incredible!

Also, just noticed how even the poll was. Never seen such a even poll anywhere.
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12 Jan 2018 19:44

Attempted to vote for the beauty that is Mortirolo only to get an error :(

(SQL ERROR [ mysqli ]
Out of range value for column 'poll_option_id' at row 1 [1264] )
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Re:

12 Jan 2018 20:29

thanosk wrote:Attempted to vote for the beauty that is Mortirolo only to get an error :(

(SQL ERROR [ mysqli ]
Out of range value for column 'poll_option_id' at row 1 [1264] )

that is one weird error. :confused: I would tell you to try again later
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12 Jan 2018 20:48

Yeah I'm getting the SQL error as well, trying to vote for Finestre. I got it a couple of days ago or something as well when I tried to vote for Finestre.
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Re: Re:

12 Jan 2018 20:51

Eshnar wrote:that is one weird error. :confused: I would tell you to try again later


I did a couple of times. Not that important obviously just thought I should mention it.
(Maybe because this is a very old poll from 2011 that suddenly came back alive ?)
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Re: Re:

12 Jan 2018 21:25

thanosk wrote:
(Maybe because this is a very old poll from 2011 that suddenly came back alive ?)

A zombie poll. Undead cols. Like it.
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Re: Re:

12 Jan 2018 22:18

thanosk wrote:
Eshnar wrote:that is one weird error. :confused: I would tell you to try again later


I did a couple of times. Not that important obviously just thought I should mention it.
(Maybe because this is a very old poll from 2011 that suddenly came back alive ?)

it could be, the forum system changed in 2015...
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