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When I began riding last August, my average cadence was 80-85.

Over the course of last fall, and now this spring-summer, I've seen my average cadence increase. I feel faster at higher cadences, and more specially, my quads hurt less.:D

Now, it's not unusual to look down and see 110+ and I was wondering if I'm doing a disservice to myself by spinning at such a high rate?

Hopefully, my power meter will be here shortly ( less than 2 weeks ), and I'm hoping I can use the software to see exactly what produces the most power efficiently.

What are your happy ranges for cadence?
 

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petalpower said:
Over the course of last fall, and now this spring-summer, I've seen my average cadence increase. I feel faster at higher cadences, and more specially, my quads hurt less.:D
Looks like you answered your own question.
 

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It's called "training." Spinning is not natural to most bodies. It takes practice to get that muscle memory. Most new riders turn much slower than optimum cadence. They get spinnier as they get better. You're getting better.

Highly unlikely you're hurting anything.
 
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