November 2017

Higher Gear

  In biking, the lowest gear is called “granny gear” or simply “granny.” This gear is so easy to pedal that it pretty much requires no work. However, you won’t get anywhere fast when you’re in granny gear even though your legs are spinning like mad. (Now, my apologies if you are a real granny but this term did not come about because of grannies like you, of course! 😉 ) Since I got my new bike last year (pictured), I find myself riding a higher gear than I used to on my previous bike, Old Yeller. Old Yeller was a much harsher ride than my new bike, Black Betty… Read More »Higher Gear