Old 06-21-14, 03:17 PM
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KevinF
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Originally Posted by imi View Post
Isn't there one guy who always stands?
Marco Pantani was famous for standing ALL THE TIME with his hands in the drops. Most everybody else will stand depending on the situation, but with their hands on the brake hoods.

As for the OP -- standing vs. sitting... there are pros and cons to doing both. The good climbers I know can do both equally well. Play around. Move around on the bike. Figure out what works for you. Stand through the curves, sit on the straights. Sit through the curves, stand on the straightaways.
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