• 08-02-2019
    BikeToCamp
    How To Climb Hills On Your Road Bike for Beginners - Video With Wahoo Data
    Hey folks,


    Thought I'd post this video here to help some people out who are just getting into cycling. Geared for the beginner who's looking to take their fitness to the next level. Climbing will not only make you a stronger cyclist, but also fitter and a better bike handler when you learn to be in and out the saddle. Some things I cover mainly in this video is pace, cadence and other tips when hitting rolling hills before the last climb. Check out the video below.

    https://youtu.be/kHLE4ZmaYuE
  • 08-02-2019
    Kerry Irons
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by BikeToCamp View Post
    Hey folks,


    Thought I'd post this video here to help some people out who are just getting into cycling. Geared for the beginner who's looking to take their fitness to the next level. Climbing will not only make you a stronger cyclist, but also fitter and a better bike handler when you learn to be in and out the saddle. Some things I cover mainly in this video is pace, cadence and other tips when hitting rolling hills before the last climb. Check out the video below.

    So, is the Beginners forum broken? Is that where you might could post beginner's stuff?
  • 08-05-2019
    Coolhand
    Moderators Note:

    Kerry's suggestion was excellent, I have moved the thread to where it may do the most good.
  • 08-09-2019
    Fredrico
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by BikeToCamp View Post
    Hey folks,


    Thought I'd post this video here to help some people out who are just getting into cycling. Geared for the beginner who's looking to take their fitness to the next level. Climbing will not only make you a stronger cyclist, but also fitter and a better bike handler when you learn to be in and out the saddle. Some things I cover mainly in this video is pace, cadence and other tips when hitting rolling hills before the last climb. Check out the video below.

    https://youtu.be/kHLE4ZmaYuE

    Rider dug a hole. His heart rate kept creeping up as his speed slowed from 11 mph to 8 mph. By the time he's up near the top, he's maxed out above 170!

    That ain't no way to climb! Gotta keep it below anaerobic threshold, at least periodically, to recover, to expel the pain. 135-165 would have been more appropriate, or whatever HR was just below AT. Go above AT, burn out, lose it all. Rider wants to have something left in his legs over the top. It will speed recovery.