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Old 02-02-12, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Sculptor7 View Post
Bought a book for my birthday: "Cycling After 50". Think it is geared to a younger set.
At 77 I am not sure I want to expend the mental effort needed to pursue all the graphs, charts, intervals, heart monitoring, cupcake eschewing disciplines suggested.
That book drove me nuts with all the charts, schedules, etc. I ended up paying more attention to "Younger Next Year" for general info and gave myself general guidelines for cycling. On a weekly basis these include one TT of 15 mi., one longer ride of 40 mi., a goal of 100 mi./wk and the overarching goal of having fun and enjoying the countryside.
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