• Basic Cycling Skills - Cadence

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    Academia has conducted extensive research on the optimal cadence. As early as 1929, Hartree and Hill pointed out that there was an optimal cadence. When a cyclist’s pedaling frequency is too low, unstable output power and muscle relaxation will waste energy. But when the cyclist pedals too fast, the body also loses energy in order to overcome the resistance inside the muscles. So there must be an ideal cadence between the two. However, Hartree and Hill did not give exact values.

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