Which is better – crossing a cattle guard at 8mph while climbing or at 39.7mph on the descent?
I think it’s best at slow speeds. My bike gets all hobbly-wobbly, the tires feel only half-inflated and I worry about falling over and disappearing into the grate who’s bars now seems to be more than 2 feet apart. Plus, you get for one short second, the barest idea of what it might be like to ride the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix.
All you get from zipping over them at 39.7mph is a brief, “Oh god, I hope this works!” moment and then ZZIIP, you’re done.
But enough of my opinion, you decide