As some of you know I haven't had my new bike very long and the last one I rode when I was a kid had no gears.. so this is all new to me. Mine is a cheap mountain bike and you change gear by twisting on the handlebars and I know that isn't the best method but I am getting used to it and quite like it actually.
The thing is that sometimes I get clanking or other offending noises so I wonder if any of you have some good tips for selecting the right gear and for gear changing techniques that could get a smoother effect?
My seat is exactly the right height now and I am eating hills much better... but I am such a rookie it is kind of 5 or 6 for flat and 2 or 3 for hills but I have 18 gears!! What am I supposed to do with them all?
I might sound stupid here.. but it might help someone else too.
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