Going down the hill
Going down the hill is easy and fun. But how ever high speeds on the bike is dangerous if you are not careful. This time when I was coming down from Nandi, I was less conservative. My average speed was 25.93. Its nothing great but I reached 50kmph at a point and it was
I will try for faster descent next time. Cross 30kmph mark at least.
Generally I make sure
1. Brakes are working and are in perfect condition.
2. While going down hill (more on a hybrid or road bike) hitting a gravel, loose sand, sharp turn could be dangerous. If you are going down on that track for the first. Its better to be cautious.
3. Be careful about the motorists climbing the hill. Specially near hair bend curves.
4. When you apply brakes. I guess its good to apply both the brakes.
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