Romolo Street Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

0.5
FIETS
0.09 mi
DISTANCE
84 ft
GAINED
18.8 %
AVG. GRADE

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Contrary to our numbers, this climb gets up to 36%, making it one of the sharpest (but shortest) rides in the downtown area). This climb is right beside the Chinatown and Little Italy neighborhoods, so we definitely recommend stopping at any local place for lunch or coffee.

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San Francisco’s Steepest Bike Climbs

Top Row:  #1 Bradford (left); #2 Broderick (center); #3 Romolo ( right)

Bottom Row:  #4 Prentiss (left); #5 Nevada (center); #6 Mangels (right)

Top:  #7 Ripley (left); #8 24th (right)

Bottom:  #9 Filbert (left); 22nd (right)

San Francisco from Mt. Tam’s western summit.

PJAMM documented the Steepest 10 San Francisco Bike Climbs April 15, 2017.  Note that the slideshow defaults to the highest Fiets Index, not the steepest, albeit briefest, part of the climb.

Map of Steepest San Francisco Climbs.

#1.

BRADFORD STREET

Old Man!

Bradford - 41%

This may be the steepest section of road in the US.

“Located above Tompkins Avenue, it’s the steepest street in San Francisco that's usable for vehicular traffic. The majority of the street climbs steadily at about a 24% grade before exploding into a 30-foot stretch of 41% paved road.”

#2.

BRODERICK STREET

#3.

ROMOLO STREET

#4.

PRENTISS STREET

#5.

NEVADA STREET

#6.

MANGELS AVENUE

 

#7.

RIPLEY STREET

#8.

24TH STREET

#9.

FILBERT STREET

#10.

22ND STREET

MOST FAMOUS AND COOLEST

LOMBARD STREET - “The crookedest street in the world”

Just before the turn onto Lombard.