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Old 06-23-20, 11:00 AM
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Did something I've never done before

While spinning at 70-75 RPM, I reached down grabbed my water bottle, drank, and returned it. Never broke cadence.
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Old 06-23-20, 11:05 AM
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Excellent! It’s certainly a necessary skill for long climbs when you don’t coast......or riding in faster groups where you have to keep pedaling to remain with the group.
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Old 06-23-20, 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by SammyJ View Post
While spinning at 70-75 RPM, I reached down grabbed my water bottle, drank, and returned it. Never broke cadence.
You sir, are incredible. I could never pull that off.
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Old 06-23-20, 03:09 PM
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With 1 hand????!!!! You could be president!
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Originally Posted by jppe View Post
Excellent! Itís certainly a necessary skill for long climbs when you donít coast......or riding in faster groups where you have to keep pedaling to remain with the group.
Or any riding with a fixed gear.
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Old 06-24-20, 06:45 AM
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Presumably while holding the top of the bars and not the drops!
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Old 06-24-20, 06:47 AM
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Presumably while holding the top of the bars and not the drops!
For sure!
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Old 06-26-20, 06:30 PM
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Well done, its something that will serve you well. From the drops isn't that difficult, concentration is the key. Keep on keeping' on SammyJ

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Old 06-27-20, 07:59 AM
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I'm jealous. Got a new insulated polar bottle this year. I think I'd need dental work if I pried the valve open with my teeth.
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Old 06-27-20, 03:48 PM
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Neat. Wish I could do that.
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It takes quite a bit of concentration to do that. I felt really good when I finally got where I could do it consistently. Congratulations.
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