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Old 05-25-08, 11:16 PM   #1
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75-95rpm for hills. Whats considered spinning then?

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I read in a magazine that to simulate a hill ride you should be spinning about 75-95 rpm for 20-30min with resistance.

Then have a rest period of two minutes by decreasing resistance and increasing your spin speed.
They don't say what that spin speed should be or even be around.

I'm guessing 100-110???

How high would you bring the spin speed up to?
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Normally, I just increase my cadence to whatever feels comfortable at that resistance. When it's low, I try to spin a little closer to 100 rpm.
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