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Old 05-15-10, 11:17 AM
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SteveV
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Everyone has their own style of riding, but for me, the ONLY thing that matters is cadence. If it's not between 88 and 92, then I need to shift. Then again, I'm just a recreational rider that rides for fitness sake and enjoyment, so those of you who race, etc. will have different opinions. Also it should be noted that if you are constantly grinding along at a cadence of 70 or so, you stand a better chance of damaging your knees. Spinning at a higher cadence is better from a cardiovascular standpoint and much easier on your knees. Many people who grind along at lower cadences end up with chondromalacia- I know, I was one of them 20 years ago. (And obviously the 88-92 range does not refer to climbing.)
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