4 Tips for Riding a Hilly Bike Leg

Triathlon or time trial bikes are built for one thing: straight-line speed on flat, fast roads. Due to this specificity, most triathletes spend the majority of their training on flat ground. This can lead to a disaster on race day if the course features hills.

Whether it's a hilly bike course or the one surprise hill you didn't know existed, spending some time preparing for climbs on the bike can get you to the transition faster and with more energy in your reserve for the run.

From choosing the right equipment to incorporating hill-specific workouts, use these tips to tackle the gnarliest of climbs with plan.

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