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Just have a discuccion topic I want to start up. How many of you guys drop your wrists on climbs whe seated. I read a while ago that dropping your wrists gives good form and helps stabalize your front tire and will keep it from wondering espeacially on those steep climbs.
I have made it a habbit not and climb every climb with wrists droped. I notice not everone is the same way. Just interested in your thoughts and comments.

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Yup..

goat said:
Just have a discuccion topic I want to start up. How many of you guys drop your wrists on climbs whe seated. I read a while ago that dropping your wrists gives good form and helps stabalize your front tire and will keep it from wondering espeacially on those steep climbs.
I have made it a habbit not and climb every climb with wrists droped. I notice not everone is the same way. Just interested in your thoughts and comments.

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and unwrap my thumbs from the bar.
 

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Don't think I do that very often, it'd have to be pretty steep but I'll sneak a peek next time as I don't consciously do it; I'd find that uncomfortable for sustained climbs. If it helps you keep your front end down or deliver needed power, go for it.
 

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goat said:
Just have a discuccion topic I want to start up. How many of you guys drop your wrists on climbs whe seated. I read a while ago that dropping your wrists gives good form and helps stabalize your front tire and will keep it from wondering espeacially on those steep climbs.
I have made it a habbit not and climb every climb with wrists droped. I notice not everone is the same way. Just interested in your thoughts and comments.

GOAT
Yeah... I drop my elbows and as a result the wrist follow. I don't do it on every climb just when the front wheel doesn't want to behave.
 

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I guess that is what i do as well

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Drop elbows not your wrists. Brings down the upper body and allows for better position to pull on the bar (and of course pull towards your seat as opposed to pulling up).
I guess that is what I do as well. Either way if you one the other will follow.

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