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Do you enjoy climbing with the bike?

If you've already ridden some steep roads in your region then the BIG is for you! 
If you do like well known climbs such as the Galibier in France , the Hard Knott Pass in the Lake District or the Holme Moss in the Leeds'classic, but also the giant Stelvio in Italy : the BIG has them in its listing .

Also if you appreciate difficult climbs: your dreams are the Mortirolo, the Colombis or the Kitzbüheler Horn ? The BIG has what you want. But in your country, even if it’s a marvellous one, you're missing big climbs.

If you dream to climb in all the European countries , on the best roads used by the greatest professional racers :

  • the Wall of Grammont or the Koppenberg in the Tour of Flanders, the Wall of Huy or the Redoute's Hill in Liège-Bastogne-Liège
  • the Keutenberg or the Cauberg in the Amstel Gold Race, the Feldberg in the GP of Frankfurt or the Regensbergin the GP of Zürich
  • the Jaizkibel in the Classic of San Sebastian or the Poggio in Milan - San Remo

They are all in the famous listing of the 1.000 BIGs.

Do you also like to experience real tourism and visit the high beauty spots such as :

  • the Meteores in Greece, the Monastary of Rila in Bulgaria, the Makarios'Grave in Cyprus, the North Cape in Norway, the higher Carpathian road Transfagaras in Romania, the bunker of the Kehlstein in Germany, the Grianan of Aileach in South Ireland, the old road Oddskard in Iceland, the Mausoleum Njegosev in Croatia, the archeological site St-John's Mount in Luxemburg
  • ....

Let's visit them and give thanks to the BIG!
At last, you only think to test yourself and to win.

The highest ones

  • Pico Veleta in the south of Spain (3400m)
  • the Bonette's summit (2800m)
  • Austrian Rettenbachtal (2800m)

the steepest ones

  • Smell please the crazy gradients of the Gap of Mamore (South Ireland)-30% or of the Hard Knott Pass (English Lake District)- 1:3

the most difficult ones 

  • Climb the Grosser Speikkogel in Carinthia or the terrible Angliru in Asturias (nearly 2000 Europoints)

and let's finish with the most difficult to say :

  • Try to spell Chyrriossaatii in Cyprus when you're climbing them !

The listing of the 1.000 BIGs to achieve : it's an elitist listing chosen through regional managers who have selected the best passes to climb everywhere in Europe! 
An annual review gives you the opportunity to read our members' last adventures.. 1 claim among this listing and you're already a member! Congratulations! Welcome to our great cyclo-climbing family BIG.


Note : In addition to this central main challenge of 1000 bigs, you will find 3 parallel challenges in this website

1) Natachas : national challenges with a multiple of 25 climbs to do in one country only

2) TGV : a challenge compiling the highest classed climbs of the Tour, the Giro and the Vuelta since the year 1903

3) Ironbig : a challenge to climb 25 times a same climb in a given delay.