Bike Forums - View Single Post - sucking air
Thread: sucking air
View Single Post
Old 10-16-13, 02:16 PM
  #17  
rumrunn6
Senior Member
 
rumrunn6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: 25 miles northwest of Boston
Posts: 23,891

Bikes: Bottecchia Sprint, GT Timberline 29r

Mentioned: 99 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3383 Post(s)
Liked 379 Times in 277 Posts
hills ... lowest gear and bike moves incredibly slow - like about 4mph. plan for the hills, try to rest while riding as you approach the hills, then slowly downshift and slow the bike to a crawl, you'll discover a new way to attack each hill. I used to have a couple killer hills and it took a long time to conquer/master them. and each time I changed bikes/gearing I would have to re-plan the attacks. enjoy this period in your cycling - it is a rich experience
rumrunn6 is offline