Old 06-21-14, 03:56 AM
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Should I be standing up for hills? Why? Why not?

On long hills fully loaded touring I alternate standing with one gear higher, then shift down one gear and sit down.
Well until I'm so knackered I'm just on my granny gear standing or sitting, or stopping and hanging over my handlebars that is!
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