One of the common questions we get at CWRB is around clipping in. It can seem to be one of the biggest, but scariest, changes you can make when starting out!
Good news! Unless you are attempting an epic climb at a 15% incline, there is (probably…) nothing wrong with you.
Sound like good news? IT IS! If you feel like everyone else can climb hills but you, you may just need a "friendlier" gear ratio for your fitness and strength.
Going from a flat bar bike to a drop bar roadie can be one of the most exciting (yet challenginer and major!) changes you can make. Not only is your centre of gravity and balance affected (you will probably notice this first!), but the gears are different and braking (especially if you’re also going from a rim brake to a disc brake!) are also super different. Whether you’re completely new to cycling, or whether you’ve been riding a while and have – for whatever reason – decided to buy yourself a dropbar roadie, here are 4 things to expect! 1....