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    This'll probably jinx it..

    ..but my knee has been behaving pretty good so far this year, good enough that I'm going to start pushing it some. This is a coastal plains area so natural hills are non existant and now that construction is finished on an overpass in my area that has a wide sidewalk/bikepath and adjacent parking area I'm going to start repeats back and forth over it.

    What I'm not sure of is what would make a good training schedule. At first I think I'll just dip my toe in the water and shoot for five reps (ten climbs) at a minimum-moderate effort for about a week. Assess that and add a couple of reps at the same effort level for a week and after that, if all is going well add reps and effort or just one of either.

    Any ideas?

    TIA, Brad

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    That actually sounds pretty darn boring to me Brad.

    Better than nothing (climbing wise) I guess, but my idea (since you asked for ideas!) would be to take a holiday to the nearest mountain range (with roads), and do some long (several miles) but not steep (5% or less) climbs and see how it goes.

    If it goes well, try some steeper climbs on following days.

    Rick / OCRR

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    Thanks, Rick. It is boring, but I'm a bit time constrained as hills like you describe are 40-50 miles away.

    Brad

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    Hey Brad, What overpass is it?
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