Category Archives: Training

Was it worth it? and first impressions of the Reverb

The goal for this week was to get over 7 hours on the bikes. This I did. With my 45 minute turbo sessions becoming more routine, a full there and back commute and a couple of local rides at the … Continue reading

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A good week training and the psychology of flow

It has been a good week training. I managed to get time on the bike everyday, except for the planned rest day, and missed my target by just 20 minutes. I say time on bike, as I can’t bring myself … Continue reading

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Turbo charged training and keeping it real at Cwmcarn

Finally got myself a turbo trainer. I always hoped to avoid having to spend hours peddling like crazy and getting nowhere, but the combination of work being a bit mental, a chesty cough I just can’t shift and the extra … Continue reading

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2011 Unfinished Business

Given I only completed one of my races this year, it is with some trepidation that I look back at my Season Training Objectives, I suspect things didn’t go quite to plan! I made a good start to the year … Continue reading

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Countdown to Kielder 100

Just 3 weeks to go now before my big event of 2011, the Kielder 100. This will be the first time I’ve ever ridden this far, and with one week of training left before the taper I’m not going to … Continue reading

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Is two days enough?

Just two days riding this week. Mostly due to a busy time at work. Activities 04/07/2011 07:32:03 Cycling Commute: Bannerdown Monday morning after a big Sunday I don’t normally ride, but I really had to get the miles in this … Continue reading

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Drink less. Train more.

One thing I noticed this week was the direct correlation between ability to do decent training sessions and the amount I drink. Unfortunately the link was not a positive one! Activities 21/06/2011 07:45:27 Training Commute: Northend Noticed the bottom bracket … Continue reading

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