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Sep 07, 07:37 AM

The vogue for ever steeper climbs and ever lower gears has been one of the biggest changes in cycling over the last 20 years. To understand the extent of the change, and the effect on climbing tactics and technique, we hear from riders, former riders, mechanics, physiotherapists and sports directors, including Sepp Kuss, Michael Woods, Maxime Monfort, Ian Boswell, Markel Irizar, Brian Holm and Aike Visbeek.

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