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Originally Posted by terrymorse View Post
A high cadence of 100+ may feel "easy", but it is not metabolically or aerobically efficient.

You can't change physics.




Scott et at, The Effect of Cadence on the Mechanics and Energetics of Constant Power Cycling
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I don't disagree, but my suspicion is trained/conditioned cyclists might perform better at self-selected cadence which is typically 80-90. Untrained cyclists are more likely to perform at 60 like the graph shows. I have not done a literature search, though.
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