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TLDR - Weight training is the wrong activity for improving both your sustained speed (26-30kph) and your 1-minute speed (40kph). Read below to understand why. Background There are three main types of skeletal muscles: slow twitch (type 1), fast oxidative (type 2 a) and fast glycolytic (type 2 b). Your make up of the three types determined primarily by ...


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Do you see any fat profession bicycle riders? Do fat riders pass you more than skinny riders? Rather than try and redefine the art maybe go with established best practices. Cadence of 80+ should keep you on the seat on anything other than a hill or sprint. 10 more lbs is not going to make you sprint or climb better. 48/11 at 30 kph is a cadence of 60. ...


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The premise of the question is flawed in that you relate force directly to power your push on pedals pushs your body upwards so the max amount of force or push that can be applied on the pedals is equivalent to your body weight As @Blam said - Your cadence is too low. When it comes to engines power = torque*revs. With cycling, torque is limited by ...



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