..but my knee has been behaving pretty good so far this year, good enough that I'm going to start pushing it some. This is a coastal plains area so natural hills are non existant and now that construction is finished on an overpass in my area that has a wide sidewalk/bikepath and adjacent parking area I'm going to start repeats back and forth over it.
What I'm not sure of is what would make a good training schedule. At first I think I'll just dip my toe in the water and shoot for five reps (ten climbs) at a minimum-moderate effort for about a week. Assess that and add a couple of reps at the same effort level for a week and after that, if all is going well add reps and effort or just one of either.