Old 11-28-16, 12:30 AM
Me duelen las nalgas
canklecat's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Texas
Posts: 8,810

Bikes: Centurion Ironman, Trek 5900, Univega Via Carisma, Globe Carmel

Mentioned: 150 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2674 Post(s)
Liked 65 Times in 55 Posts
Checking my cycling apps over the past six months (I'm not counting the first six since resuming cycling because I was in such bad physical shape), and comparing the same routes, both hilly and flat:

On my 35 lb comfort hybrid with suspension fork, padded springy saddle and heavy puncture proof tires -- about 12 mph.

On my more recently added sub-30 lb rigid fork mountain bike -- about 14 mph.

Good enough for me. I might try a road bike next year if my neck can handle the drop bars. Usually I prefer a more upright position, with the bars an inch or two above saddle height. So I'm giving up some wind efficiency for a riding position I prefer.
canklecat is online now