The biggest challenge for bicycling newbies – unless you ride single speed or fixed gear – is shifting gears to keep a comfortable pace. Here are a few tips to help the bike beginner understand why, when & how to shift gears.
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Tom Boonen’s Specialized Transition features Campagnolo components, Vision aerobars and Look pedals. Boonen’s Transition is equipped with Specialized Roval wheels. While known as a sprinter, the short course and tight corners of the prologue could favor a rider like Boonen.