You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the top.
The biggest mistake cyclists make on climbs is going into the red too early, even if they don’t mean to, because they feel fresh and their heart rate is still low.
How can you make every climb faster and more fun? Bicycling has got you covered.