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    TT aero position question

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    i read the TT sticky thread and didnt see this question addressed. additionally, that thread doesnt seem to be getting to much play lately, so i thought i'd throw up a question here.

    question:
    when doing a TT that has a some uphill sections (1-2% grade for less than 1/2 mile, nothing steep), are you ever coming out of the aero bars for the "climbs"? or are you staying in the bars even when your speed drops way down compared to flats and downhills?

    i'm a total noob to TTs and road biking in general. the 40k TT i'm doing soon has some sections like that and i'm not sure how to attack them.

    thanks gents!

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    For shallow rollers like that, stay in the bars. You don't need more leverage or to pull on bar tops with that shallow of a slope. If it's a brisk tailwind, yeah, maybe sit up for a bit, but other than that, staying tucked in is going to be more efficient.

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    Quote Originally Posted by waterrockets View Post
    For shallow rollers like that, stay in the bars. You don't need more leverage or to pull on bar tops with that shallow of a slope. If it's a brisk tailwind, yeah, maybe sit up for a bit, but other than that, staying tucked in is going to be more efficient.
    very helpful. thanks for the response.

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