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Old 07-18-18, 09:38 AM
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What they said!

to answer your question, yes. Track gets me into great shape. For some reason, its easy to ride near my threshold heart rate on the track, but I don't often do that on the road. For our training nights, there is a lot of interval and high intensity training. That is what is required to be a good racer, but that type of HIIT training will make anyone a stronger biker.

We have a new indoor 'dome this year, and boy was I strong when I hit the roads this spring.
Nothing beats time in the saddle for endurance, and of course my endurance heart rate is much lower than what I do at the track. But track makes me a stronger rider.
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