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My legs get tired after going up even the smallest of hills. What can I do?

posted Jan 24, 2011, 7:36 AM by Michael Gardner
It sounds like you are not shifting to a low-enough gear while going up hills.  Think of your body like a car.  You can't go up a steep hill in 4th gear, and you can't take off from a stop in 4th gear either. You should keep your legs going above 85 rpm (Revolutions Per Minute), and shifting will help you do that.