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Old 01-16-09, 09:09 PM   #1
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Consensus on base miles

Can I count commuting miles as base miles?

Furthmore, can I count commuting on a mountain bike as base?

My commute is starting to add up and I do 1/2 on the mountain bike 1/2 on the road bike.
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Old 01-16-09, 09:10 PM   #2
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Can I count commuting miles as base miles?

Furthmore, can I count commuting on a mountain bike as base?

My commute is starting to add up and I do 1/2 on the mountain bike 1/2 on the road bike.
Base miles are base miles, but if yer not getting any long base rides mixed in it could be questionable.
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Commuting in sneakers on a toodle-bike loaded with panniers or a backpack is extra mileage that always makes you stronger than if you sat in a car thinking about riding your bike.

Of course it counts in your log book towards training.

I used to add up to 8 hours a week to my training load like that. My best seasons always had extra miles. That simple.
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He means TITS(TM) - the Totally Interval Training System. You may not be ready to handle TITS(TM) in really massive volumes - can be a real handful.
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He means TITS(TM) - the Totally Interval Training System. You may not be ready to handle TITS(TM) in really massive volumes - can be a real handful.
They suck
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You, sir, have obviously never tried any high-quality TITS(TM). Despite what many say, the quality of TITS(TM) is as important as quantity. I would argue that most riders in the racing sub-forum have tried them at one time or another. Except maybe Pcad; despite his machismo, I doubt he has ever been near a real TITS(TM) session.
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Actually I meant Time In The Saddle
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Actually I meant Time In The Saddle
Oh, well, you should try the other kind some time.
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Oh, well, you should try the other kind some time.
Don't worry, I have
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