Ride the Puddles

What’s “Climbing”?

Posted by bikezilla on July 7, 2010

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That seems like a ridiculously stupid question, but it’s one that I’ve been asked possibly more than any other.

So, here, is climbing.

Alberto Contador is beyond spectacular.

If you liked that, goes see Cycling Bee’s article on Alberto’s VAM (average climbing speed) and power to weight ratio.

If “VAM” and power to weight ratios are confusing or unclear, here’s an

explanation of related Terms and examples of what they mean.

VAM,  means “velocita ascensionale media” in Italian. Or, average climbing speed, in English.


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