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Old 07-01-22, 07:17 AM
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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

Time Trial training articles commonly suggest training to spin at >100 rpm

https://howtheyplay.com/individual-s...Faster-Cycling
https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/fit...er-time-trial/
https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/5...time-trialing/

Just a few examples. In my experience, high rpm cadence training helps to develop more efficient pedaling technique and more efficient muscle engagement at high rpms.

Don't fight the mass of your legs but rather use its momentum to carry the legs around the pedal stroke like a flywheel effortlessly.

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