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Ditto, higher resistance and/or bigger gears on the trainer. Last year I forced myself to transition from higher cadence to slower cadence pushing bigger gears to lower my heart rate on climbs so I didn't gas out so soon like I did spinning at 90-110 rpm.

Took awhile to get my legs used to the new routine, but after a few weeks on the road and trainer I got comfortable pushing harder gears at 60-75 rpm seated, and as low as 40-50 rpm standing to pedal. My legs got stronger and climbs got a little easier.

I still fall back on higher cadence occasionally to give the legs a rest for a few minutes, or just for a change of pace. But now I do consistent or repeated high cadence only during HIIT sessions on the trainer. It's easier to get my HR up with higher cadence efforts.
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