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  1. #1
    King of the Plukers Spreggy's Avatar
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    Ten thirty minute workouts per week?

    OK training gurus, here's the goal:
    Race next year, CAT 5.
    Training time available: Daily commutes, Mon-Fri, a half hour each way. I can extend a few of these as needed, but life is busy. Weekends are out for the most part.
    Roads available in the half hour window: every kind, flats to false flats to a road with four good hills in a row on it.
    Training by heart rate and cadence.
    Road bike and a single speed that can flip to a fixie to work with.

    What's my plan?!

    “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It's an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It's a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.”
    ― Muhammad Ali

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    I believe you need more contiguous training time.
    Take a peek at the time crunched cyclist book. However, I think the low end is about 6 hours a week in 1 hr or more sized chunks.

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