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Old 03-29-19, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Barrettscv View Post
Yes, I can avoid hills, but I don't want to.
That wasn't the point I was making. I constantly ride hills because that's the terrain I live in (my typical rides are 5,000' and 50 miles and I recently completed the Death Ride [130 miles, 16,000']). However, as I move towards my sunset years I expect that pulling off such rides without power assist will become more and more difficult. I see no reason to curtail riding because of some silly purity argument regarding motor assist.
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