Does riding in an aero position uphill make you faster?

Find out if getting low on the bike will get you closer to your next Kom

Aero Video
Uphill Aero Test

Each rider will try to maintain a set power output while climbing in two distinctly different positions.

Does being aerodynamic going uphill make you faster? In this video from our friends at the Global Cycling Network ex-professional cyclists Simon Richardson and Dan Lloyd mash up the same climb twice to find out. Test run No. 1 is in an upright position, while the second effort is done in the most aerodynamic position they are able to hold. Press play to find out what happens.

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