Training & Nutrition - Learn from the mistake of others.
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03-28-10, 10:01 AM
Never make your first ride of the season a 10km time trial (last time I rode was early October, did zero spinning this winter).
03-28-10, 11:49 AM
if your legs are still hurting from yesterday's ride, take it easy on today's ride.
03-28-10, 01:01 PM
yes, the ol' recovery spin. not much else feels nicer than a laid back pace after a hard ride.
03-28-10, 01:03 PM
i could add that another thing i learned the hard way (and others should learn from me) is to not attempt a century with a hangover. at km 60 i bonked in a headwind and the last 40 home felt horrible.
03-28-10, 02:31 PM
do not avoid a difficult route by taking an unknown route. i tried to avoid a climb and found a route that had several climbs each one very steep but shorter. it was a much harder ride than if i had just taken the easier climb.
This coupled with my first mistake meant i could not turn the pedals on a couple of occasions and had to stop. humiliating.
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