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Old 07-01-22, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by koala logs View Post
Time Trial training articles commonly suggest training to spin at >100 rpm.
I think the idea behind the high cadence drills is to allow for the bursts of power needed during a race course.

A summary comment from Stephen Chung :

In the end, it appears that you can be fairly similar in efficiency and performance between the range of 80 – 100 rpm, so a higher cadence may not be as big a deal as it seems.
S. Chung, Optimal Cadence: What’s Right For You?, 2005-02-07
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