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Your ankles look just a bit high on the back side of your stroke. Any chance of posting a HD video? Pedal stroke analysis is probably best done in person. Also do 4 angles of shots from all your ordinal positions; front, back, left and right.
 

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One think I can tell you is one of the same things I notice with myself when I am riding and not focusing on pulling through the dead zone is if you listen you can hear the wizz pause wizz pause wizz when you're pedaling through your power zones with each foot followed by a dead spot. Try to focus on pulling your foot back through the dead spot. It should help smooth out your cadence and improve efficiency.
 

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Almost lost it on the tops for a second, hehe. Anyway... Heels down. It'll help with what ctoestreich and jtw1n recommend.
 

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Your pedaling looks fine. I would suggest focusing on your form during high intensity, that's when things tend to fall apart and you'll see where weaknesses that affect your stroke are e.g. weak hip flexors
 

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I pedal with ankles high on the backstroke and have no problems - everyone will pedal a little differently, just like we all walk a little differently.

Your seat may be just a teeny tiny tad low. It might be worth raising it 3-5 mm and see how it feels.
 

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Thanks for all of the tips :) . I will try to make some of these adjustments and see how things feel.
 

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ilpirati said:
To improve your overall pedal stroke and smooth out those dead spots try to do single leg pedaling drills
I think everybody's rougher on the trainer/rollers than on the road. I know I am. My pedal stroke on the stationary makes me wince when I watch it, but on the road I smooth right out.

But single leg drills will improve your pedal stroke no matter how good it is.
 

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ilpirati said:
To improve your overall pedal stroke and smooth out those dead spots try to do single leg pedaling drills
Another relatively easy drill is to "think circles" while pedaling. If you concentrate on smooth application of power around as much of the pedal stroke as possible, you can instantly feel a smoother style and less effort. If you do it often, you will build it into your muscle memory.
 
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