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Old 02-25-21, 07:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Tom L View Post
I tried to do that once for a while pointing the toes down and pulling thru, while I am just an amateur when it comes to riding , the thing I noticed that is that pedal stroke pulls you into the front of your saddle so bad that I couldn't get comfortable with any position. gave it an honest 6 months to try to get it to work
then it took a long time to get out of the habit and get comfortable in the saddle again.
don't know how those guys could do that at that level of out put
Pointing your toes down in the power stroke will definitely push you forward. It's only useful when climbing up a mountain. But in the flats and downhills, you'll suffer. Avoid pointing your toes down too much on more flatter terrain.
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