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Originally Posted by chasm54 View Post
I agree, except that during the winter I'd even more strongly prefer longer rather than more intense if he can possibly make the time.

I definitely wouldn't recommend Carmichael's book at this stage, if he follows the time-crunched regime the poor guy will be exhausted just as the snow is about to melt! I used that program one year as a quick fix when I had been off the bike for a while. I got fast, fast: but it burned me out pretty quick.
Which is exactly why I also said bundling up and riding longer was preferable and to be careful with the Time Crunched Cyclist approach.
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