If you love climbing and especially in Victoria then you would be familiar with the blog from The Climbing Cyclist.
The Off Track radio program has a feature with him today where he takes the non- cycling (or not much anyway) reporter on one of Melbourne's favourite climbs, The 1 in 20 (from The Basin) Length: 6.75kmm, Average gradient: 4.2%.
It's on Radio National at 2pm today and is a podcast as well.
So what is it about climbing for you?
Off Track - The Climbing Cyclist
For most of us, coming across a hill on a bicycle ride is a gruelling inconvenience between us and the next more pleasant flat.
But for Matt de Neef, hills are an actively sought out cycling challenge.
Matt runs a website - The Climbing Cyclist - that details some of the most challenging climbs in Victoria.
Reporter Matt Smith joins de Neef on a climb to find out what it is that attracts people to exhausting climbs. more