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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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Originally Posted by robncircus
In Feb I joined a team and I've done a few rides with them. Anyway, just registered as a Cat 5 for the San Marcos, CA crit on 07/26.
Good job. this is how it is supposed to be done.
The thing that you'll find different in the crit, from the bike leg of your sprint tri, is the dramatic accelerations.
Working on some short, intense intervals between now and then will help prepare you for that. You can do things like 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off. 5 times for a set, and then 5 minutes rest between sets.
These really help in dealing with the repeated surges of a crit.
You could fall off a cliff and die.
You could get lost and die.
You could hit a tree and die.
OR YOU COULD STAY HOME AND FALL OFF THE COUCH AND DIE.