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Old 11-18-08, 02:48 PM   #1
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Junk Miles in Winston-Salem, NC

I'll be there this weekend and looking for 4-5 hours on Saturday. Anyone live around there and have some good routes. Or better yet, have a ride I can tag along on? If so PM me.
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Old 11-18-08, 03:28 PM   #2
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what are junk miles exactly?
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Old 11-18-08, 03:37 PM   #3
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Paceline in Winston has rides on Saturdays at 9:00 am.

http://www.pacelinebicycles.com/news-rides.htm

If I hadn't been neglecting my yard work for the last month, I'd meet up with you. Just as well, you're junk mile pace is above my LT.
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Old 11-18-08, 04:26 PM   #4
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junk miles are mile where you ride past junkyards, and by implication, their junkyard dogs.

great interval work.
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Old 11-18-08, 06:19 PM   #5
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junk miles are mile where you ride past junkyards, and by implication, their junkyard dogs.

great interval work.
Junk miles mean I just want to go have a nice long ride.
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Old 11-18-08, 06:46 PM   #6
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you can throw down on some pretty tough climbs which are within easy riding distance of winston salem. sauratown and pilot mountain spring to mind. i have only been riding in that area a few times but i think it's great.
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Old 11-18-08, 07:36 PM   #7
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Yeah, I'm thinking more like toward Davidson County. Pilot Mountain can wait until June...
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Junk miles mean I just want to go have a nice long ride.
What is this nice long ride you speak of?
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oh, so riding a bike for fun or transportation is junk miles.
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Old 11-19-08, 11:55 AM   #10
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not exactly.

riding a bike and not adhering to a carefully defined, coach approved, watt-metered, highly structured and periodized training plan, is junk miles.
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Old 11-19-08, 02:06 PM   #11
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not exactly.

riding a bike and not adhering to a carefully defined, coach approved, watt-metered, highly structured and periodized training plan, is junk miles.
Nope. Especially not during base...commuting miles tend to be L2(ish), which is just what many plans call for a lot of.

Junk miles during race season, yeah sure, but not the case at all in September-February.
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Wow, who knew this would evolve into a discussion on training plans. Wait. Everyone knew.
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Nope. Especially not during base...commuting miles tend to be L2(ish), which is just what many plans call for a lot of.

Junk miles during race season, yeah sure, but not the case at all in September-February.
thank you for reinforcing my point!
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