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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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You are correct that weight is force (mass x gravity acceleration). If you're continuously falling and using imaginary pedal convert the force into forward motion then you can accelerate like gravity. But you're not continuously falling, for every downward movement of your body you also push upward, which means you don't get any gain there and the force ...


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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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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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I believe this is what you would be looking for in an ANT+ solution (have to buy ANT+ sensors). It converts up to 8 sensors into a Bluetooth stream. Though it isn't available yet (campaign is finished january 2nd) https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/710788785/pan-tracker-ant-to-bluetooth-wireless-connector



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