Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Augusta, GA
Bikes: Bottecchia CF frame and fork, Ultegra 6603 crank and FD, DuraAce RD, Easton Vista wheels, Brooks B-17 saddle, Shimano 105 brakes, Michelin Pro2 Race tires
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The books I enjoy are Bike for Life, Cycling Past 50, and Lance Armstrong's Performance Program. The latter two have more specific training information in them. I've also found that I like using the Spinervals video DVDs while on rollers. These videos were really made for using trainers, since they do have you sprint and stand sometimes, but you can use them very well with rollers, also. Besides, when you get good on rollers, you may be able to start sprinting and standing on rollers (maybe).
On rollers, all you're really trying to do is simulate the intensity of the workout that would occur under the desired road situation. The Spinervals DVD does a good job of giving you some ideas on how to simulate road conditions on trainers (and rollers). I've got Spinerval 9.0, "Have Mercy", which is pretty tough and is probably better for your springtime training. There are some others more focused on building an aerobic base at a more relaxed pace, but any will give you some good and fun ways to practice.