I guess learning to ride correctly is more accurate. I always rode bikes as a kid, and even rode some while in the Army, but always as just a way to get from point A to B. It never really occurred to me that I was doing it wrong until I read the thread about Power Vs RPM. I tried spinning more on my ride this morning and it went much better. I think I still need to find the right balance between mashing and spinning to help extend my range. I also learned that if I lean on the handlebars less my hands won't go numb while I'm riding. This place has been very helpful on my journey to getting back in shape, and I have already picked my riding up from 16 miles last week to 25 this week and hope to get out on some trails soon. Thanks.