pan y agua
Join Date: Aug 2005
Bikes: Wilier Zero 7; Merlin Extralight; Co-Motion Robusta; Schwinn Paramount; Motobecane Phantom Cross; Cervelo P2; Motebecane Ti Fly 29er; Calfee Dragonfly Tandem
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What kind of trainer, what are your triner workouts,and how are you measuring your effort on the trainer?
Moving from the ellipitcal trainer to more bike specific work should increase, not decrease your on bike performance as youmove outof base phase.
However, if your ellipitical workouts were very intense, and you're not pushing yourself hard enough on the trainer, your fitness could drop when you stopped doing the elipitcal.
Also, how long are your trianer workouts vs your elliptical workouts? If I'm following your OP, it sound like you mave cut your training workload during the week in half, which definitely could affect how strong you're riding.
Personally, I'd try to get my training workload and intensity back to the point it was with the ellipitcal,and the trainer, but all of it on the trainer (or the road).