Chuck wrote:Spinner vs Grinder, chalk another one up to the spinner.
From Cadel's Blog/Diary:
"With the gearing, all the serious guys rode 'compact' crank sets, usually a 34 in front from what saw. I had a bit of trouble with the large spacing between the gears. Not something that is usually a problem climbing. With yesterday's effort in the legs, I rode a big larger gear than preferred. Not the right way, but when it's the only way..... "
...could explain some of the grinding, awesome effort though. It is like riding a 10km version of Old Bathurst Road