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Old 03-19-03, 03:00 PM
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I have a MTB question

Is it possible to get massive legs like the riders of road bike have? I have a mountain bike, and I was wondering if this was possible, if it is, how long would I have to ride per day in order for it to happen. I ride like 2-3 hrs per day, starting in mid to late April and ride until the snow comes. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 03-19-03, 03:13 PM
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Your biggest obstacal will be genetics. You should also be doing some work in the gym. With out the genetics, cycling alone will not work.
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Just to reiterate because I feel like it. DBD is dead on. Genetics play a huge role (check out the massive arnold and compare his legs to his old school competitors...he was a machine in the gym but still had twigs in comparrison to his upper body).

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Push the biggest gears all the time! Genetics is critical, but pushing big gears will exhaust your muscles to failure, rest a day and do it again!

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