Question: I've always been told to hold the brake hoods during out-of-saddle climbing. They say this makes it easier to breathe. But I see many pros climbing with their hands on the handlebar drops as if they were sprinting. What made the old advice obsolete? —Stan M. … [Read more...] about Bicycling Hand Position on Climbs While Standing – Tops or Drops?
What’s the Trick to Standing Steadily on a Bike?
Question: I see other cyclists pedal standing, and they seem to power up hills. But I can't stand and balance at the same time. I feel like I'm about to fall over in a heap. Any suggestions? -- Ali N. … [Read more...] about What’s the Trick to Standing Steadily on a Bike?