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Old 07-27-14, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by 1957biker View Post
I am a fifty something, trying to regain my childhood activity. LOL. Well, really I am cycling because my husband decided I need a bike. I have a KHS TC-150. I live in the suburbs of St. Louis, with hills all around me. GASP, sucking wind going up all those hills, when I am so out of shape. Only been riding for 2 days. Glad I found this site and hope to gain some instructive advice.
Keep a high cadence as in revolutions of your pedals going up hills .I did not start that way and had knee problems I am 56 and have been ridding 2 years.A good bike fit helps too.
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