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Old 01-02-2013, 07:03 AM   #26771
Aurelius
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Originally Posted by mud View Post
Yes, Using the granny gear really does take finesse. It is a fine balance between wheelie-ing and loosing traction. Trials REALLY helps with this one.

Practice, practice, practice......
Gotta replace my clipless pedals with a set of flats before I do any more climbing practice.

Also, what happens when you stall out on a steep climb? Once the bike is moving forward, traction isn't as big an issue, but trying to start from a dead stop on a hill just causes the rear wheel to spin.
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