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This one’s hard not to like. I mean, if you grew up in the 80’s it won’t really matter what you do on the bike, you’re gonna enjoy yourself!
This is a climb by definition because you’re in the 70s cadence range. However, it’s not a grueling and gritty kind of climb…the song just doesn’t have that essence. So I cue in accordance; way differently than I would cue a close-to-anaerobic-threshold type of climb. And because it’s a steady and solidly aerobic profile it’s got a lot of flexibility in where you place it in the ride.
And bonus, it gives you a chance to break out your corny instructor jokes (for which I never miss a chance.) When the song is over I say “That was a Beast, wasn’t it Boys? (Only one or two people ever get the pun, but those one or two people make the effort worth it!)