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Originally posted by John E

Relative to other cyclists, I am far better uphill than against a headwind. I am not a sprinter, but I have pretty good endurance over medium distances. In my case, it's a combination of slow-twitch musculature and a light build.


I'll second that (except for the light-build part). I love hills, because you get this great feeling when you finally crest them; but fighting a headwind is kind of like boxing with Yoda: You keep getting you arse whooped, but he never seems to throw a punch...
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