Sunday, December 27, 2009
iCols for iPhone, Data on 1200 Climbs
From the developer:
iCols is the first Iphone cycling application with all the information about your favorite climb or col. At the moment iCols has over 1200 cols and climbs in the database in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Italy. New climbs are added every day.
Are you cycling in Ardennes, but you don’t know the exact location of the famous Redoute of Stockeu? iCols will help you find them. Where is that steep hill from the Amstel Gold Race, Tour de Flandres or Fleche Wallonne? Or how steep is the Col you see on television in the Tour de France, Giro D’Italia or Vuelta ? iCols will help you again.
iCols contains 4 main categories.
- The most popular hills and cols
- Search for cols and places
- Search for cols in your area
Every coll or hill in iCols contains the following information:
- Height difference
- Average gradient
- Starting village
- Region / Country
- Profile (including gradient per 100 m / 1 km)
- Gps position for google maps
The cols of the following races are in the database of iCols:
- Tour de France
- Giro d’Italia
- Milan-Sanremo – La Primavera
- Ronde van Vlaanderen
- Paris-Roubaix – La Reine or l'Enfer du Nord
- Amstel Gold Race
- La Fleche Wallonne
- Liege-Bastogne-Liege – La Doyenne
- Clasica de San Sebastian
- Zuri-Metzgete – Championship of Zurich
- Giro di Lombardia
If any readers try this app please send a report in.
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