How to increase cadence


(Russell Faulkner) #1

Hi, sorry if this has been covered before, I did try and search.

I find that when I am riding workouts I am in my ‘easiest’ gear the whole time and still my cadence is too low to keep to the required wattage.

Today I rode the 2x20 FTP workout and even in my lowest gear I was riding at a cadence of around 80 to keep to 220 watts. For 120 watts is more like 65-70.

I normally ride with a cadence of 90-95, any tips?


(j m. (mgcc)) #2

What type of trainer are you using?


(Russell Faulkner) #3

Hi, Bushido smart. 


(Todd Taylor) #4

I’m assuming you’ve run the calibration software on the trainer?  I’m not familiar with Tacx trainers, but there appears to be calibration software listed on their web site.


(Russell Faulkner) #5

Yep, all calibrated!