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Bad Idea to Race After Not Being on a Bike for a Week?

Old 10-19-15, 07:06 PM
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Bad Idea to Race After Not Being on a Bike for a Week?

This past week I haven't ridden at all. Tomorrow there is a cyclocross race and I was wondering if I could injure myself by racing the first time I get back on the bike.

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Old 10-19-15, 09:49 PM
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If you have a solid mileage base from the summer/rest of the season, I wouldn't be worried at all. Get a good warmup in and go race. You might find that you're on fresher legs.
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Old 10-20-15, 04:24 PM
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Jump on the bike and race. My riding has been intermittent at best due to work travel. We had a local race and I was in. It was my first cross race ever. Had a blast. Just go have fun. Depending on your fitness the only thing that might hurt is your lungs. Haha!!!
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