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Old 04-30-17, 05:51 PM
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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
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That's what walking and riding a bike are like. All the necessary is preprogramed through repetition, after which thinking about will only mess things up.
I don't fully agree. For one thing, I had personally experienced improvement of basic running skills - with training. You seem to be missing an important point in your reasoning (IMO) - learning consciously and properly is needed first, before the moves become automatic. You can do it OK even without training, but proper and conscious training can help one improve - THEN training it until the improved technique becomes automatic.

This goes for any sport and skill, including cycling.
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