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Previous three days off before race, ride today or not?

Old 05-14-10, 04:02 PM
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Previous three days off before race, ride today or not?

So because of traveling around the world and hecticness at work, I was unable to ride Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday. Should I ride today at all or go into the race with just the prerace warmup? The race is two days, two races tomorrow and one race sunday. The first race is a 4.6m uphill tt which I'm not going flat out in.
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Old 05-14-10, 04:03 PM
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go flat out.
I race 2x tomorrow and 1x on sunday. today is 1.5 hrs Z2 for me.
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Old 05-14-10, 04:09 PM
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I would do a few 2-5 min efforts today - in fact I did that this morning, racing an omnium this weekend.

But your mileage may vary.
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yeah, ride today.
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Definitely ride today, and do a few good efforts.
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Old 05-14-10, 05:23 PM
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I would ride in your situation. If I don't at least get a 45min spin with a few openers the day before a hard group ride or race, I don't sleep well and I feel all wooden the next day.
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