Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Exeter, UK
Bikes: Cannondale Bad Boy / Mercian track / BOB trailer / Moulton recumbent project
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HIIT and regular, endurance-type cycling are very different beasts. I'd be tempted to swap out half of it: that way you get the time-friendly and BfL-friendly benefits of HIIT and you also keep your endurance fitness, which you'll need for that ton.
Alternatively, work out a HIIT-style interval workout you can do on your bike - which sounds to me like a short, tricky hill circuit to fartlek around. On-road miles are more useful than turbo miles, but you know that already.
The event you're training for is your first century, right? It's easier than it looks from this side. Between now and the even, build up some mileage rides, from whatever you're currently doing up to 70-80. As well as building endurance this builds your ability to sit on a bike for a long time (mind over ass), and it'll inform you as to what on-ride nutrition works for you.
Last edited by andygates; 02-10-05 at 04:49 AM.