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Too much info for a comment, I've checked the suggested duplicate and this is slightly different. This question is about effort and approach, not climbing technique. Answer You're going at the hill too hard. Learn to PACE your efforts. Medical rule of thumb, your maximum heart rate should be 220 minus your age. I'm 40 so my heart rate should not ...


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Answer: You need to get your second foot ready in time, when taking off uphill. Upbill starts are hard work - there's no doubt there are slopes you can ride but can't start on. Your options: Go downhill and start again from the bottom - keep your momentum up for the whole climb and use good climbing techniques as per Looking for Techniques for Riding ...


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Based on the Sheldon Brown article here's my approach. I find that putting the pedal 45 degrees forward of top dead centre is too far for maximum starting impulse - I go more vertical than that. I also start with my strong foot resting on the pedal, but that's partly because that means I lean the bike away from traffic and towards my single pannier when ...


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Starting from a dead stop, am afraid it is a matter of leg and core strength and handling skills, which seems that you do not quite have yet. They will come with enough riding time. In the meantime you can try to get the bike in motion by pushing the road with your leg as when you push a skateboard or a kid's scooter, then turning the cranks will be ...



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