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J.Greene
12-03-2007, 02:24 PM
In my two cross races I have spent most of the time on the hoods. At my speed the aero thing is not that big of a deal. The fast guys ride the drops a lot more than I. Is that to put a little more weight on the front wheel for handling? I fell like I make more power upright.


wanting to go faster JG

dutri42590
12-03-2007, 02:29 PM
In my two cross races I have spent most of the time on the hoods. At my speed the aero thing is not that big of a deal. The fast guys ride the drops a lot more than I. Is that to put a little more weight on the front wheel for handling? I fell like I make more power upright.


wanting to go faster JG
do what ever is working
JPR

e-RICHIE
12-03-2007, 02:33 PM
The fast guys ride the drops a lot more than I. Is that to put a little more weight on the front wheel for handling?
http://www.cyclingnews.com/tech/2007/probikes/?id=todd_wells_gt_gtr

Those levers are also positioned particularly high up on the bars. "They
never go on the drops anymore," said Hatfield. "It's all on the tops and
on the hoods; that's where they get most of their power from. Not many
of the top riders get [down there] anymore atmo".

J.Greene
12-03-2007, 02:37 PM
http://www.cyclingnews.com/tech/2007/probikes/?id=todd_wells_gt_gtr

Those levers are also positioned particularly high up on the bars. "They
never go on the drops anymore," said Hatfield. "It's all on the tops and
on the hoods; that's where they get most of their power from. Not many
of the top riders get [down there] anymore atmo".

sweet and thanks,

that is what feels better to me. I aint got power to waste atmo. I'll do about anything up to borrowing my buddies inhaler atmo.

JG

shinomaster
12-03-2007, 02:38 PM
I climb on the hoods, but like the drops for when it gets sketchy, or if I'm going down a steep hill.

dutri42590
12-03-2007, 02:39 PM
I'll do about anything up to borrowing my buddies inhaler atmo.

JG[/QUOTE]
you can have mine. :banana:
JPR