Bicycle Talk Episode 293: May 2nd, 2022: Ron’s Rant: Cycling Gradient Anxiety Ron rants about steep brides and early season riding. On a positive side: It’s been a year. Ron talks about that scary ride in April of 2021. Went on that 30 mile ride this Saturday and “spat on the monster”. The CCAP Bicycle Benefit is this weekend: Mechanical minute and cycling tips: Carpal Tunnel pain while riding your bike? Nerve Flossing may be the answer. How can I strengthen my wrist nerves? Content: Ron talks gradients and How to become a hill climbing star. High cadence cycling offers no benefit to amateurs, finds new study? Hurrah for J.F.K. Promenade Forever! Denver Colorado has progressive e-bike legislature. Road signs that implore highway motorists to drive carefully may actually be causing crashes because they’re too distracting. Recent fires were not caused by e-bikes as originally reported last week Local events, More local events this week. Women’s racing clinics, and finishing points.